Couple dies of suffocation due to gas leak in ​J&K

A couple died of suffocation caused by​ a​ gas​-​leak in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Thursday.

Couple had fallen unconscious after the room they were sleeping in was filled with gas from a heater.

The deceased were identified as Dr Abdul Rasheed Bhat and his wife Nisara Begum of Noorbagh area​ in​ Baramulla.

He said that police are ascertaining the details​. “Primarily investigation suggests suffocation as the cause of death​,” he said.