6-year-old boy drowns in a stream in Budgam

TNN Bureau. Updated: 7/26/2021 11:09:14 AM Regional News

Srinagar: A 6-year-old boy drowned in a stream in central Kashmir district of Budgam on Sunday, official sources said.

They said a group of boys were taking a bath to evade hot weather conditions in a stream at Wagoora in Budgam on Sunday. “But, a minor -- identified as Faizan Ashtaf -- who was part of the group, was swept away by the water of the steam,” they said.

They said the minor was immediately taken out of the water and rushed to a local hospital from where he was referred to SHMS hospital in a critical condition. However, they said the minor was declared brought dead at the Srinagar hospital.

After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites.

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