SRINAGAR: A 17-year-old old allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Aharbal waterfall in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday afternoon.
Quoting official sources the news agency KNO reported that the girl (name withheld) from Saidpora village of Shopian appeared near Aharbal waterfall this afternoon and in the blink of a moment jumped into it.
“Rescuers immediately swung into the action but couldn’t save her life,” they said.
They said that her body was retrieved from the water body and was being handed over to his family after legal formalities.
“Police have taken cognizance of the incident and started investigation,” they further added.
Notably, on July 7, a 24-year-old youth from Kulgam also ended his life by jumping into the waterfall.