Painter dies due to fall from height

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, June 12: A painter died today due to fall from some height in Subhash Nagar area of city outskirts.
According to a police official, a painter identified as Mehndi Hassan (40) son of Ahmed Hassan, resident of UP (presently residing at Bhagwati Nagar, Jammu), received serious injuries and lost his consciousness when while painting an outer wall of 1st floor of a building, he got slipped and fell down.
“In serious condition, the injured painter was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, where he was declared as brought dead by the doctors”, he said, adding, body of the deceased was shifted to mortuary room of the hospital while concerned police had taken cognizance of the matter.