Baramulla: A 3-year-old girl drowned in flood water at Pattan in this north Kashmir district, locals said Monday.
They said Nusrat daughter of Kifayat Hussain Mir drown near her home at Mirgund Pattan on Sunday afternoon and her body was retrieved later. She was buried in local graveyard.
The locals said that that there is three to four feet flood water still in the village and lack of efforts by government to dewater continues to compound problems for them.
Meanwhile the people of Sharecolony, Mehrajpora, Haritar, and Ningle villages of Sopore area of the district said that that despite announcement by government about dewatering in these areas, there was nothing of sought existing on ground.