Srinagar, July 15, CNS: Havoc descended on many parts of the valley due to strong winds, due to which one person lost his life in Hajin area of North Kashmir, while in Tral and its adjoining areas, property worth Lacs was destroyed, late Monday afternoon.
As per reports a student of 12th stabdard lost his life, when a cow shed collapsed and fell on him, due to strong wind storm, in Mukhdam Yari of Hajin area. The boy has been identified as Tahir Salam Kahnday s/o Abdul Salam Khanday r/o Mukhdam Yari Hajin.
Meanwhile a Chinar tree near Girls High School Dadasara in Tral area of Pulwama District got uprooted and fell, causing huge loss to the public property.
A three storey house, some shops, a 250 kv transformer, some vehicles and few motor bikes were damaged due to the fall, but there was no information regarding any loss of life till reports had last come in.
Standing crops main many fruit tress got uprooted, thus inflicting a great loss to the grovers.
As per reports, a fruit Grover Ghulam Mohi u Din Mir s/o Ghulam Mohammad Mir r/o Grttebal mir mollha DadaSara, Tral suffered a great loss, when numerous fruit trees in his orchard got uprooted. The loss to his orchard is assessed for about more than two lac rupees. There are many similar reports from the area.
Those who have suffered have demanded the District Administration to grant compensation in their favor, so that they are able to deal with the loss