Minor dies after falling into water reservoir in Shopian

A police official said that four children aged between 9 and 12 were playing near a PHE water reservoir in Mandujen village of the district when they slipped into it.

Gulzar Bhat
Shopian, Publish Date: Feb 22 2019 6:09PM | Updated Date: Feb 22 2019 6:09PM
Minor dies after falling into water reservoir in ShopianRepresentational Image

A 10-year-old boy died while three others were rescued after they fell into a water storage tank at a village in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday.

A police official said that four children aged between 9 and 12 were playing near a PHE water reservoir in Mandujen village of the district when they slipped into it.

He said the locals rushed to the spot to save them soon after the incident took place around 2.30 pm.

“While they rescued three of them, one identified as Simnan Manzoor died,” said the official.

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