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Indian paramilitary officer dies in Srinagar roof collapse

An Indian paramilitary officer was killed in a roof collapse at the house of a former National Conference lawmaker in summer capital Srinagar, reports said on Wednesday. 

Sub Inspector HC Murmu of the 115 battalion of the Central Reserve Police was killed on Wednesday after a shed collapsed at NC leader Syed M Akhoon’s residence in Hazratbal.

The roof of the shed collapsed due to heavy snow and the officer was wounded, a news agency reported.

The CRPF officer was immediately taken to Sub District Hospital in Hazratbal where doctors referred him to SK Institute of Medical Sciences in Soura.

However, Medical Superintendent, Dr Farooq Jan said that Murmu was brought dead to the hospital.

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