Srinagar, Jan 6:A CRPF Sub Inspector died on duty after a shed collapsed at former National Conference legislator’s house in Hazratbal area of Srinagar on Wednesday.

Official sources told news agency GNS the CRPF Sub-Inspector H C Murmu of 115 battalion was grievously injured after the shed outside the residence of the former MLA Hazratbal Syed Mohmmad Akhoon caved in due to heavy snowfall. He was removed to nearby SDH Hazratbal wherefrom he was referred to SKIMS Soura. However he has declared brought dead on arrival at the tertiary care hospital, they said.

The paramilitary sub-inspector was on guard duty when the incident took place.