3-year-old boy drowns in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: A three-year-old boy, on Saturday, died after he was drowned in stream at Gadoora area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, Police said.

“Liyaqat Ahmad Shah died, after slipping into a stream while playing near his house,” a senior police official said.

“Police with the help of locals rescued Shah from the stream but succumbed while being rushed to District Hospital Ganderbal,” the official said, adding, “ The body of the minor is handed over to the family for last rites.”

This is the second incident of minor’s death due to drowning in two days.

On Friday, three-year old Sakina drowned in a stream at Sukhnag in Baliharan village of Pattan in the district.

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