An 8-year-old girl died after drowning in a rivulet in Tekipora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Sania, 8, daughter of Shamsuddin Bhat drowned in Machhar nallah.
Soon after the news spread, locals of the area rushed to the site and fished out the girl in unconscious condition and took her to SDH Sogam, where the doctors declared her as brought dead on arrival.
A medical official said that the body was lying at SDH Sogam. (GNS)