The 'Kacha house' of Babu Ram collapsed at Karul village near Baji Morh in Kalakote area all of a sudden, trapping his son and a nephew under the debris, Station House Officer (SHO) of local police station Inspector Mushtaj Ahmad told PTI.
He said the locals immediately launched a rescue operation and were later joined by a police party.
While Vinay Kumar, the nephew of the house owner, was found dead under the debris, Ajay Kumar was rescued and shifted to a hospital, he said.
Other members of the family escaped unhurt in the incident, he said.
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