PDD employee electrocuted to death in central Kashmir

Srinagar: A Power Development Department (PDD) casual employee was electrocuted during repair of a transmission line damaged due to recent snowfall in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, official sources said here on Saturday.
They said a group of PDD employees were repairing power transmission line, damaged due to recent snowfall, at Kachnambal, Kangan, in Ganderbal. One of the employee identified as Ghulam Qadir Mir was critically injured when he got in contact with a live wire. Mir was immediately rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Police have registered a case and started investigation.