Labourer dies after electric pole falls on him

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, May 3: A labourer died when an electric pole fell on him resulting into fatal injury while working at Army area Days Bagh, Dhar Road Udhampur.
The deceased labourer, identified as Sikander Sahu (50), son of Sita Sahu of Banki Kala, District Plamoo, Jharkhand State, presently staying at Udhampur, was working with a private contractor in Army area at Days Bagh. He sustained fatal injury at the work place when an electric poll fell on him. He was rushed to District Hospital Udhampur where doctors declared him as brought dead.
Later, the body was sent for postmortem and after completion of legal formalities, it was handed over to the family members for last rites.
Meanwhile, a motorcyclist and his pillion rider sustained injuries when their bike was hit by a Tanker near Jakhani Park, National Highway Udhampur.
The injured were identified as Mushtaq (40), son of Firoz Din of Gajansu Jammu and Roshan Din (25) son of Jmal Din of Moad Udhampur. They were rushed to District Hospital Udhampur and their condition was stated to be stable.