Bandipora, Feb 28 KDC: Dead body of a senior officer of Rural Development Department (RDD) was airlifted today from Gurez to Bandipora as body was lying in Gurez due to bad conditions of weather.
An official told news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a senior officer of RDD identified as Abdul Saleem Darzi from South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, who died of suffocation while performing his duties on Friday in Tulail area of Gurez.
He said the officer was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
The officer was posted at Tulail area of Gurez as BDO, he added.
It is pertinent to mention that Bandipora – Gurez road remains off from the rest of valley during winter months due to heavy snowing on road. (KDC)