Boulder hits NC leader in Ramban; dies

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 1/14/2020 10:14:56 PM

BANIHAL, Jan 13: A 37-year-old National Conference leader Moulvi Mohammad Khalil Sohil was killed after he was hit by a boulder from a hillock in Ramban district on Monday.
Sohil, National Conference (NC) block president for Khari and Ramsoo in Banihal assembly segment, was a resident of Sarbagni village.
According to police, he was on his way home when he came under the rolling boulder at Khuni Nallah on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. He died on the spot and his body was handed over to his family after completion of legal formalities, a police official said.
Traffic on the highway was suspended this afternoon after heavy rains triggered shooting of stones from hillocks at various places between Panthiyal and Ramsu, the police said.
Sohil's death is a big loss for the NC, party district president, Ramban, Sajjad Shaheen said.

 

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