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Man dies after falling from walnut tree in North Kashmir

An elderly man tragically lost his life after falling from a walnut tree in the Karnah sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The incident occurred on Tuesday night when the 48-year-old man, identified as Qalamdin Khatana, son of Mohammad Khatana from Draged Karnah, fell from a tree near his residence and sustained critical injuries.

Upon receiving the news, he was promptly rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention. However, due to the severity of his injuries, he was transferred to the sub-district hospital in Tangdar. Despite efforts to save him, doctors at the hospital pronounced him dead upon arrival.

Following the necessary legal and medical procedures, the authorities handed over the deceased’s body to his family for the final rites. The loss of Qalamdin Khatana has undoubtedly left a void in his community and family.

The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the risks associated with working at heights, especially for individuals like Qalamdin who may have been tending to his walnut tree. It highlights the importance of taking necessary precautions and safety measures when engaging in such activities to prevent accidents and fatalities.

The local authorities and community members are likely to mourn the untimely passing of Qalamdin Khatana, reflecting on the fragility of life and the need for vigilance in everyday tasks. May his soul rest in peace, and may his family find solace during this difficult time.

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