School children rescued as boat capsizes in Dal

Srinagar: Police Saturday rescued five minor students and one elderly man in two separate incidents after their boat capsized in Dal lake here due to a windstorm.
Five school children, who were on their way back from school, fell into Dal lake due to a windstorm near Nehru Park, police said, adding, they were rescued later.
In another incident, an elderly person, Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh (75) was also rescued when his boat overturned due to the windstorm in Dal lake near Duck Park, they added.
Police also helped in shifting tourists, who were stranded due to windstorm, from Char-Chinar in the lake to safer places.