Minor Drowns After Falling Into Pit In Kupwara

SRINAGAR: A 6-year-old boy drowned to death after falling into a water-filled pit in Sulkoot in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday evening.

Reports said that Mohammad Musa, 5, son of Abdul Qayoom Payer was playing with children near an under-construction building of Women’s Degree College Salkote when the incident occurred.

“The child was evacuated by Fire and Emergency Services Department and rushed to a nearby hospital, where the doctors, however, declared him as brought dead on arrival,” news agency GNS quoted an official as saying.

Meanwhile, a police official has confirmed the occurrence of the incident.

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