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Elderly Woman Electrocuted to Death in South Kashmir

Kulgam, May 20: An unfortunate incident has left the residents of Khuloora area in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district in shock and mourning. On Monday, an elderly woman tragically lost her life due to electrocution at her home.

According to officials, the incident occurred in the afternoon when the woman, Haneefa Begum, suffered a severe electric shock. The 65-year-old was engaged in routine household activities when the mishap took place, leading to serious injuries.

Haneefa Begum, the wife of Ghulam Nabi Naik, was immediately rushed to the nearest medical facility. Despite the efforts of the medical staff, she was declared dead upon arrival. The sudden and tragic loss has plunged her family and community into deep sorrow.

The specifics of how the electrocution occurred remain unclear. Initial reports suggest that there might have been a fault in the household’s electrical wiring or appliances. Such accidents highlight the critical need for regular maintenance and safety checks in residential areas to prevent similar tragedies.

Local authorities and police have taken cognizance of the incident. They have initiated an investigation to determine the exact cause of the electrocution and to ensure that necessary measures are taken to prevent such incidents in the future.

Residents of Khuloora Devsar have expressed their condolences to the bereaved family. The community is rallying around them, providing support in this difficult time. Haneefa Begum was well-known and respected in her community, and her untimely death is a significant loss.

This incident serves as a grim reminder of the potential dangers posed by electrical systems in homes. It underscores the importance of proper electrical safety measures and the need for public awareness regarding the handling of electrical appliances and installations.

As the investigation continues, the local administration is likely to review and possibly enhance safety protocols. The goal is to ensure such incidents are minimized, preserving the safety and well-being of all residents in the area.

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