SRINAGAR — One person died and three others were rescued in serious condition after they fell inside a well in north Kashmir’s Baramulla village on Thursday.

Reports reaching here said that four members of a family were digging a well in Khaitangan village of Baramulla when suddenly a rope they were holding broke down and all of them fell into the well.

Immediately, family members and neighbours rescued them and took them to nearby hospital where one of them, Ghulam Mohammad Rather son of Abdul Aziz Rather was declared brought dead while three others were admitted in critical condition.

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A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that a man died due to suffocation when they were digging a well.

The officer said that the other three injured were hospitalised and are said to be stable.

The officer identified them as Firdous Ahmed Rather son of Abdul Ahad Rather, Mashook Ahmed Rather son of Abdul Ahad Rather and Abdul Ahad Rather son of Abdul Aziz Rather, all residents of Khaitangan Baramulla.

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