Buffalo mauls boy to death

A seven year old boy was mauled and killed by a buffalo in Ladote village of Rajouri on Sunday, witnesses said.

The boy was identified as Nadeem Ahmed, son of Mohammad Sadiq.

Police said they received information that the boy was crushed by a buffalo near his house in the village.

He was shifted to the emergency ward of GMC-Associated Hospital Rajouri around 11am with grievous injuries where he succumbed.

“We have also started a probe to ascertain the actual cause of death,” said police.