Bodies of five members of family being airlifted to Tangdhar

Authorities have decided to airlift bodies of five members of a Tangdhar family who died due to suffocation at their rented accommodation in Srinagar on Saturday.

An official said the bodies will be airlifted to their native place in Tangdhar due to closure of roads following heavy snowfall in the Valley.

“Arranging their airlifting. Coffins (are) being arranged and the bodies are being sent across Sadna Top,” Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam was quoted as having said by the news agency GNS.

Two minors were among five members of the family found dead inside their rented accommodation at Mansoor colony Bemina.

The deceased include Khurshid Ahmad sheikh (45) son of Abdul Rashid, Reshma Jan wife of Abdul Rashid, Gulshan Jaan wife of Khurshid Ahmad, Faizan Ahmad Sheikh (8), Furqan Ahmad Sheikh (5), all residents of Batpora Tanghdar Kupwara.



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