Kulgam: Two labourers died while two were rescued after they slipped and fell into a trench in Chakpora area of south Kashmir’ Kulgam on Friday.

Srinagar based news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) quoted officials as saying that they were working in the trench when suddenly they slipped and fell into it.

“Soon after the incident police, locals rushed to the spot and rescued them,” he said.

The official said they were shifted to a hospital, where two among them died. The deceased have been identified as Maqbool Dar of Kulgam and Aziz ur Rehman of Bengal.

Medical superintendent district hospital Kulgam, Gulzar Ahmad Dar told KNO that two were brought dead to the hospital, while one is undergoing treatment and another one has been discharged.