21-year-old youth electrocuted in Baramulla

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Srinagar: A 21-year-old youth on Monday was electrocuted in the apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla.

Official sources said that a youth, identified as Zubair Ahmad Mir, got in contact with a live wire in the washroom of his residence where his family members found him unconscious in village Brath Kalan in Sopore on Monday morning.

They said the youth was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead. “After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites,” they added.