Boy drowns in Dal Lake

Representational Photo
Representational Photo

Srinagar, May 16: An eight-year-old boy died after losing balance in a boat outside his house at Guchi Mohalla in Dal Lake.

Locals said that the boy identified as Nasrullah Gucchu son of Muhammad Yaqoob as per routine stopped his boat outside his house. As he stood up to disembark from the boat, he lost balance and slipped into the lake. Later his body was fished out from the lake.

Ghulam Hassan, Mohalla president, said the boy was well-trained in rowing the boat. “Unfortunately he slipped into the lake after losing balance,” he said. 

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