Tradesman Found Charred In Army Camp In Kupwara

SRINAGAR — Charred body of a tradesman with army was found inside 175 TA Regiment camp at Panzgam area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday morning.

Official sources identified the tradesman (tailor) as Mushtaq Ahmad Pir (31) son of Nizamdin of Takyabal Chogal, a local news agency reported.

The incident occurred inside army’s 175 TA Engineering camp at Panzgam headquarters early on Friday morning. According to army sources, fire due short-circuit erupted in the room where Pir used to stay and was charred.

A police officer said that based on the information received, police started investigations into the incident.

“We have recovered the body and sent it for postmortem,” the officer said.

After completing legal medico formalities the body will be handed over to legal heirs for last rites.

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