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Body of second landslide victim recovered in JK's Ramban

Press Trust of India  |  Banihal (JK) 

Rescuers today recovered the body of a 43-year-old man, who had been missing after a landlside struck a road construction site in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, raising the death toll in the incident to two.

The landslide struck during the construction of a link road Seri-Seencha village last evening. Yesterday, rescuers recovered the body of Abdul Rashid Panch, 55, who worked at the site as a help.

When the rescue operation began this morning, the body of Farooq Ahmad Sheikh was recovered, a police officer said.

Sheikh, a resident of Bagna, was on his way home when he and Panch were buried under the debris brought down by the landlside.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 15:50 IST