In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, two persons died while four others sustained injuries after a seasonal house—commonly known as ‘Kotha’– collapsed in Khanikote area of Reasi district. Livestock was also killed in the incident.
A police official said that in the wee hours on Saturday the ‘Kotha’ suddenly collapsed in the Khanikote area, resulting in the on spot death of two persons and injuries to four others. Three sheep, three goats and two oxen also got killed in the incident.
The deceased were identified as Madan Singh, 22 and Joja Devi, 42, wife of Rattan Singh, both residents of Khanikot and at present Minimal (Kotha).—KMS