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Women dies of asphyxiation in south Kashmir

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Bijbehara: A 37-year-old woman died on Monday due to Asphyxiation caused by coal heater at her house in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

An official said that a 37-year-old lady identified as Masooda Akhter, wife of Late Abdul Rashid Dobi and her daughter were found unconscious at their home at Karewa Colony, Bijbehara.


They said both were shifted to a hospital where Masooda was declared brought dead by doctors, while her daughter was later discharged after check up.

Medical Superintendent, Sub District Hospital (SDH) Bijbehara, Dr. B S Tulla told KNO that a lady was declared brought dead on arrival.

“Apparently, she has died due to Asphyxiation due to Coal Bukhari (coal burning heater), he said—(KNO)