Srinagar: In a tragic incident of its kind two minor cousins were killed instantly after a pillar collapsed on them in Kutpora Tangmarg area of Baramulla district.
Family sources told news agency Global News Service (GNS) said that the duo were playing in the courtyard and in the due course of time a cement pillar broke and collapsed on them. In the incident, both the girls died on the spot, they said.
The deceased duo has been in the meantime identified as Urfi Jaan and Soliha Jaan, aged between 8-9 years.
A police official concerned about confirming the incident to GNS said that they are ascertaining the nature of the incident.
Meanwhile a pall of gloom has descended over the area on the tragic death of the two minor girls. (GNS)