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65-year-old woman injured due to electric shock in Bandipora

Locals allege negligence of PDD, says live wires close to residential houses in Gundpora village, seek DC’s intervention

Sajid Raina

Bandipora, Feb 13 (KNO): A 65-year-old woman was injured due to electric shock in Gundpora village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday, while as locals of the area blamed PDD for the incident stating live high tension wires are close to residential houses in many areas.

Locals told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a woman identified as Sada Bagum (65), a resident of Gundpora, received an electric shock after she came in contact with a live wire at her residence.

They said that the transformer of their locality is very close to a residential house and a shop that poses a big threat to life and property.

“We updated the PDD officials about the issue many times, but they always ignored our demands,” the residents said. Meanwhile, the residents appealed Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais to intervene and redress their grievances and ensure shifting of the transformer to another place—(KNO)

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