Srinagar: A non-local laborer from Nepal died and another has been hospitalised after they fell unconscious due to suffocation in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Sunday, officials said.
An official told KNO, that soon after receiving information about the incident, a team rushed to the spot and evacuated the individuals to SMHS hospital.
He said that one of the individuals was however, pronounced dead at the hospital, while another is undergoing treatment.
The deceased has been identified as Mani Kumar Raj (48), son of Ashok Kumar Raj, and the other laborer who is being treated has been identified as Bano (37), son of Jam Bahadhur. Both are residents of Nepal.
Police have taken cognizance of the incident and investigation has been taken up.