14-Year-Old Boy Dies After Drowning in a Canal in ganderbal

July 15

Rayees Shah

A boy died on Monday after he drowned in a Power Canal while taking a bath in Khanan Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that 14-year-old boy identified as Aaqib Ahmed Magray, son of Ghulam Rasool Magray, a resident of Khanan Magray was taking a bath following which he drowned in the Canal.

As soon as the news of the incident spread a team of police and local men rushed to the spot and an operation was launched to rescue the person.

However, locals said that after hours of strenuous efforts, the body of the teenager was recovered from the Canal around 6:00 PM.

A police official upon being contacted by The Kashmiriyat said that Police have taken the cognizance of the incident and further formalities are also in progress.