Kupwara: A 10- year old boy drowned on Friday while taking bath in a Pohru Nallah in Wahipora village of Kupwara.
The boy was identified as Mohammad Abas Bakerwal (10) son of Abdul Aziz Bakerwal resident as taking bath with his other friends to beat the heat, however after several jumps he could not out from the water.
The other boys raised hue and cry and informed locals.
Meanwhile, a team of local police along with locals of the area started a rescue operation.
When last reports came in body was yet to be retrieved.