2 Minors Drown In North Kashmir


SRINAGAR — A 3-year-old and a 6-year-old boy drowned in separate incidents in north Kashmir on Friday.

Reports said that the boy Mohammad Ibrahim Mir (6) son of Hilal Ahmad Mir of Nagri Gamander slipped into the nallah in Kupwara this evening  .

Soon after the incident, the family and neighbours immediately removed him to nearby by PHC where he died later. A police officer also confirmed the death of the boy. 

Meanwhile a minor boy drowned in a water tank in the premises of his house in Uri area of Baramulla.

The incident took place at Basgran village of Uri this evening when the 3-year-old boy Raftar Hussain son of Ruksar Hussain was playing on the Verranda of his house and suddenly he fell inside the water tank.

While searching the minor, the family members found him afloat in the water tank and immediately removed him to nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.

A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that no case has been registered as it was an accidental death. 

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