Srinagar: A 3-year-old boy drowned in a pond in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Sunday, official sources said.
They said that a toddler, identified as Mohsin Mushtaq, was playing near his residence when he slipped and fell into the pond at village Gundpora in Bandipora. “Other children present at the spot, tried to save the minor boy, but he drowned,” they said.
They said the toddler was taken a local hospital where he was declared brought dead. “After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites,” they added.