Minor Drowns While Fishing in Dal

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Srinagar: A minor drowned after he fell down while fishing in Dal Lake near Dalgate area here on Monday.

Official sources said that soon after the boy drowned, some locals immediately retrieved him even as the police party rushed to the spot.

Later the boy was taken to SMHS hospital but was declared brought dead on arrival by the doctors there. He has been identified as Ayan Ahmad Sofi (9) son of Abdul Majeed Sofi of Khaniyar. A police official said that boy seems to have fallen due to giddiness.

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