Area shut for two months due to snow
Srinagar, Mar 16: A girl identified as Asmat Jan daughter of Ijlas Khan resident of Keran died on way from Keran to Kupwara as the connectivity to the area is shut due to snow for the last two months.
The family of the deceased girl said that the district administration refused them Chopper facility for airlifting their ailing daughter to a hospital.
According to KNS correspondent Fayaz Hamid, villagers of Keran carried the ailing girl on a wooden bed in an attempt to take her to District Hospital Kupwara for treatment.
However the girl died while she was being carried to Kupwara.
All attempts to approach Deputy Commissioner Kupwara over phone for a comment failed. (KNS)