6-year-old boy drowns in north Kashmir, rains damage houses, crops


A six-year-old boy drowned after he slipped into a Nallah amid heavy rains in Harden, Sever area of Khurhama in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday.

6-year-old boy Burhan Ahmad Malla drowns in Lolab

Reports said that a minor boy identified as Burhan Ahmad Malla (6) son of Aijaz Ahamd Malla, of Sever, Harden in Khurhama, Lolab slipped into the nallah today afternoon during heavy rains.

Soon after the incident, his family members and neighbours immediately shifted him to nearby hospital where he was declared dead by the doctors.

A police officer also confirmed the death of the boy due to drowning.

Reports said that the torrential rains damaged several residential houses and standing crops in several parts of Lolab, reported news agency GNS.


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