Two found dead in J&K

Two persons, including a non-local labourer, were found dead in mysterious circumstances in Baramulla and Leh districts, police said on Thursday.

Last Updated: Aug 29, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Srinagar: Two persons, including a non-local labourer, were found dead in mysterious circumstances in Baramulla and Leh districts, police said on Thursday.

Shamshad Alam, a labourer from Bihar`s Champaran, was brought to sub-district Hospital Pattan by other labourers where he was declared dead on arrival, they said.

Alam was working at the ITI Pattan in Baramulla district, he said, adding that a probe has been initiated under section 174 CrPC to ascertain the cause of his death.

Meanwhile, body of Yountan Nurboo, a resident of Choglamsar in Leh, was found hanging from a tree at the forest in Bagh near Choglamsar bridge, police said.

Further probes are on, they added.

PTI