A student of Dar ul Uloom Sout ul Awaliya drowned in a river in Bangi Nowgam area of Islamabad (Anantnag) District in South Kashmir on Wednesday morning.
A Police official speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that Bilal Ahmed Wagay son of Ghulam Mohammed Wagay, who is a resident of Damhal Hanjipora and was studying at Sout ul Awaliya drowned in a river in the Bangi Nowgam area.
He was later rushed to the District Hospital of Islamabad (Anantnag) after being rescued by the students, however he was declared brought dead on his arrival to the hospital.
Angry at the death, the locals of the area demanded action against the Dar ul Uloom while accusing the authorities of the Dar ul Uloom of carelessness.
A Local Gul Mohammed speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that the management of the Dar ul Uloom not allow children to go near the rivers and every student should be accounted for.
The Police has registered a case in this matter and investigation has been taken up.