Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, May 11: 7 years old boy who was studying in 2nd class, coming back to home after school, slipped into a ravine from a wooden footbridge and died, here in Batholi area of Tehsil Chilli in Doda district on Friday evening.
Eye witnesses childrens said that, boy was crossing the footbridge along with other boys, when he suddenly slipped from the narrow bridge and fell into the water. He drowned. “Due to rainfall, the wooden bridge, which has no side railings had become slippery. At the middle of the bridge, he lost control on the slippery log and slipped off the footbridge,” said a child who was also with the victim.
Locals villagers reached the spot and fished the body from the ravine.
Boy has been identified as Farman Ali S/o Mohammad Shafi, 2nd class.