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Minor boy killed in house collapse in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A 16-year-old boy was today killed and another teenager was injured in a house collapse in district of Jammu and Kashmir, a said.

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, (SHO) of told

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, 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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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 16:05 IST