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Hotel cook found dead

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Mandan Singh, a resident of Bageshwar in Uttaranchal, was found dead in his rented house in Brain area last night.

He was was working as a cook in Taj Vivanta at Kral Sangri, a police spokesman said.

Inquest proceedings had been initiated to ascertain the cause of Singh's death, he said.

Body of 45-year-old Mohammad Yaseen Mugal was found in Kalarooch forest in Kupwara district, the spokesman said.

Mugal, a resident of Narizab village of Kalarooch, had left for the forest yesterday morning to collect firewood, he said.

When he did not return home till late evening, a group of villagers went to the forest area in his search and found him dead, the spokesman said.

First Published: Wed, November 28 2012. 18:05 IST