2 minors drown in separate incidents in north Kashmir

2 minors drown in separate incidents in north Kashmir

Baramulla: A three-year old boy died by drowning in a water tank in Uri area of Barmaulla, while a five-year old died by drowning in a stream in Kupwara.
Local sources said that three-year-old Raftar Hussain, son of Ruksar Hussain, resident of Basgran village of Uri Baramulla was playing outside his home when he fell into a water tank. He died before people reached to rescue him.
Meanwhile, in Kupwara district a five-year-old, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Mir, son of Hilal Ahmad Mir of Nagri Gamander slipped into a nearby stream on Friday evening. He was fished out by locals, and taken to nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead.