Two Drownings: On Each In South and North Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A minor boy in south Kashmir’s Anantnag and a teenager in Sopore of north Kashmir’s Baramulla died in fresh incidents of drowning on Sunday.

Reports said that a 4-year-old boy Aleem Ahmad son of Fayaz Ahmad Rather, resident of Qaziabad Anantnag drowned while taking bath in a water body in the native area. Despite efforts made by the onlookers, the boy could not be however saved.

In a similar incident, a 14-year-old boy namely Adnan Muzaffar Dar, son of Muzaffar Ahmad Dar, resident of Reban area of Sopore also drowned, while he alongside his colleagues was taking bath in Pohru nallah.

Notably, the drowning incidents have witnessed a sharp increase amid soaring temperatures across the Valley with the people, mostly children, taking to different water bodies to beat the heat. (GNS)

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