A BSNL employee died after receiving an electric shock while performing duties in the Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday afternoon.
An official said that a BSNL employee working in BSNL exchange Pattan as a daily wager received an electric shock while performing duties.
The employee identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Mir (48) son of Wali Mohammad Mir resident of Tantray Pora Pattan was shifted to SDH Pattan where doctors declared him brought dead, he said.
After legal and medico formalities, the body is being handed over to legal heirs, he said, adding that police has started an investigation in this regard. (KS)