Man killed in mishap at tunnel site



Srinagar: A construction worker died after being hit by a loose stone at a tunnel project site in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said today.

Sulakh Singh, who hailed from Punjab and was working with the Hindustan Construction Company, was seriously injured after being hit by a 'shooting' stone at the tunnel works in Gurez area of Bandipora, yesterday.

The victim was rushed to the hospital after the accident, but succumbed to his injuries on his way, police said adding that a case has been registered in the matter.

PTI