Man killed, animals perish in land slide in poonch.

Man killed, animals perish in land slide in poonch.

Javed Iqbal/Poonch
August 26:-A young man got killed while a number of animals perished as land slide hit many areas of Kotli and Sangiote areas near Bhimber Gali in Mendhar sub division of Poonch district.

Officials of police said that 35 years old Mohammad Shokit son of Mohammad Hussain resident of Kallar Mora Mendhar was present at Gola Nari dhok in Kotli where land slide took place and man got buried under the debris.

" His body was later removed from the debris by locals of the area." officials from police said. 

Officials said that a cattle shed of Haji Mohd Aslem located in Sangiote village of Mendhar collapsed on Wednesday morning resulting a number of animals got buried under the debris.

" Locals are conducting rescue operation and attempts are being made to rescue the animals safely out of debris." Officials said. 

They said that around half a dozen cattle, mostly buffaloes, are buried under the debris and their death could cause a major loss to the owner