SRINAGAR: A minor boy was killed and another is battling for life in hospital when a boundary wall collapsed in Kanemarg area of Budgam district in central Kashmir.
Reports and eyewitnesses told a local news agency that two minor boys identified as Shafat Ahmad (10) son of Ghulam Ahmad, a resident of Balhama Srinagar and Yonus Ahmad, (10) son of Gulzar, Ahmad, a resident of Kanimarg came under a wall which suddenly collapsed in Kanimarg area of Budgam district.
Both minors got trapped under the debris, they said, adding that they were rescued and shifted to a district hospital Budgam where one of them Shafat Ahmad was declared dead on arrival. The other minor was shifted to SKIMS Soura for further treatment.
A police official while confirming the death told the local news agency that they are investigating the incident.
Further details awaited. (KDC)