PULWAMA: A girl died of strangulation while playing with a swing at his home in Pulwama district on Monday.
Qumal Jan, 11, daughter of Ghulam Mohi ud Din Mir, of Gudoora village, died after her neck got trapped and strangulated while playing with a makeshift swing at her house, local residents told Kashmir Reader.
Qumal was a fourth grade student, and was playing on the swing while her parents were busy with some work. Her mother later found her trapped in the swing and raised an alarm. Neighbours came in hearing the cries, and rushed her to a hospital, where she was declared brought dead, Irfan Ahmad a neighbour told Kashmir Reader.
A pall of gloom descended on the village with the news of her death.