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Youth injured after wire lifter goes uncontrolled from his hands in South Kashmir

In Pulwama district of South Kashmir, a youth sustained injuries in a distressing incident when a wire lifter slipped from his grasp in his native village on Saturday, as per officials’ reports. Identified as Shahid Ahmad Mir, son of Ghulam Mohd Mir and a resident of Rakhi Litter Pulwama, the young man was undergoing treatment at the district hospital with a reported history of trauma to his right arm.

According to accounts received by the news agency Kashmir Scroll, Shahid was engaged in his daily labor activities within an apple orchard in Italy, his native village, when the unfortunate incident occurred. While operating a wire lifter, the device suddenly slipped from his hands, resulting in a critical injury to his right arm.

The severity of Shahid’s condition prompted medical intervention at the district hospital in Pulwama, where he was initially stabilized before being transferred to SKIMS Srinagar for further treatment. The incident underscores the occupational hazards faced by individuals engaged in manual labor, highlighting the need for enhanced safety measures in workplaces to prevent such accidents.

Local authorities have initiated an investigation into the matter, with police taking cognizance of the incident. This emphasizes the importance of thorough inquiries to understand the circumstances surrounding workplace accidents and to implement measures aimed at preventing their recurrence.

The incident serves as a reminder of the risks associated with certain occupations and the need for proper training and equipment to ensure the safety of workers. It also underscores the significance of prompt medical attention and access to advanced healthcare facilities for individuals injured in workplace accidents.

As Shahid receives medical treatment for his injuries, it is hoped that he will make a full recovery. Efforts to raise awareness about workplace safety and provide necessary support to workers facing occupational hazards are crucial in mitigating the risks associated with manual labor.

Authorities are urged to take proactive measures to enforce safety regulations in workplaces, thereby safeguarding the well-being of workers and minimizing the occurrence of such unfortunate incidents in the future.

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