Boat capsizes in Dal Lake; Five children rescued

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Five minor school children and an elderly person were rescued by Police from Nehru-Park and Duck Park Saturday afternoon. According to a police statement issued to KNS, five minor school children who were on way back to their homes after attending the school were rescued by River Police and Nehru Park police when their boat capsized in Dal-lake due to windstorm near Nehru Park.

Meanwhile, an elderly person about 75 years old Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh son of Mohammad Iqbal sheikh resident of fisherman colony was rescued  by Nigeen Police when his boat overturn due to windstorm in Dal-lake near Duck park, foreshore road. Besides, police helped in shifting stranded tourists from Char-Chinar to safer places.

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