Jehangir Lolabi

Srinagar, Nov 15 (GNS): A 3-year-old boy drowned in a nallah at Gundmancher area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday.

Aqib Ahmad Khan s/o Aijaz Khan, while playing alongside the nallah at Khan Check Mohalla in Gundmancher when he slipped and subsequently drowned, an official told news agency GNS.

He said that the Aqib was immediately evacuated and was rushed to Primary Health Centre Sogam where doctors declared him brought dead.

Meanwhile, a pall of gloom descended in the area when the body of Aqib reached his home. (GNS)