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Deaths due to short circuit: Tangdhar residents protest against ODD, demand action | KNO

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Kupwara, July 10 (KNO) : Dozens of people on Wednesday afternoon held protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to maintain service lines, causing death to three persons and leaving two critically wounded following short circuit in Nad Tangdhar Kupwara in northern belt of Kashmir. An eyewitness told Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that dozens of people after laying all the three bodies to rest took to streets and raised slogans against PDD, demanding strict action against the on-duty officials especially Tahoe catering Tangdhar Sector. A pall of gloom descended over the whole hamlet after a short circuit led to the death of three persons and injuries to two others including a woman who are undergoing treatment at Sub District Hospital, Zubair Ahmad a local resident said. The protesters have demanded strict action against the guilty and said that, “all the officials from PDD are responsible for the incident and they should be held responsible for killing our beloved ones.” The Station House Officer, Wasim Ahmad reached the spot and assured full support to protesters and asked them to cooperative with police for fair investigation into the incident. Meanwhile, a top cop when contacted said that, “we have registered a case under FIR number 304 A (Causing death by negligence) against PDD and have started further investigations.”(KNO)

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