Srinagar: A minor girl and a woman were killed while another woman sustained injuries on Wednesday after a tree uprooted by strong winds fell on them in Keller area of Shopian district.

As per the details, police received a call that in forest area of Shukroo Chulawali in Shopian district, a family came under a tree in which a minor girl identified as Babli, 10, daughter of Gami Bajran and a woman identified Zaina Bano, 50, wife of Abdul Qayoom Jogi of Akhnoor died.

One more woman who came under the tree identified as Shabnum, 25, wife of Mustafa Bajran of Akhnoor sustained injuries and was evacuated to hospital for treatment.