Minor girl drowns to death in central Kashmir's Budgam

She was evacuated to a nearby hospital, however the doctors there declared her as brought dead on arrival.
Minor girl drowns to death in central Kashmir's Budgam
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Srinagar, Jul 11: A 3-year-old girl died after drowning in a stream in her native village at Thez Wudder area in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

According to news agency GNS, the girl Arifa, daughter of Showkat Ahmad Najar had gone to take bath at Gard Henz Koul and drowned in the stream.

The minor girl was taken out from the stream and immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital, however the doctors there declared her as brought dead on arrival.

A police official concerned confirming the incident to GNS said that the body would be handed over to the family on conduct of necessary medico-legal formalities.

Meanwhile a pall of gloom has descended over the native village on the tragic death of the minor girl.

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