Jammu: 15 year old killed after being trapped in thrashing machine

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A 15-year-old boy was killed today after he got trapped in a thrashing machine in Jhajjar Kotli area of city outskirts.

“The deceased has been identified as Shakeel Ahmed son of Mohd Din, resident of Sunjuwan.

He was working with a thrashing machine at a farm in Tarha village when a muffler he was wearing in his neck got trapped in thrashing machine, which pulled him inside”, a police official said.

He said that in the mishap, Shakeel Ahmed was killed on the spot.

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His body was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites after completing all medico-legal formalities, the official said, adding, Jhajjar Kotli police had taken cognizance of the matter.