Srinagar, July 13: A boy slipped to death in Dal Lake here in Kashmir capital Srinagar on Monday.
Police sources told news agency KNT that three kids were sitting on the bank of the Dal Lake near Dalgate when one among them, who was sick and weak, fainted and slipped into the lake.
A rescue operation was launched and the body of the kid was retrieved,” the official said identifying the deceased as Ayan Ahmed Sofi son of Abdul Majid Sofi, a resident of Khanyar.
Talking to KNT, the father of the deceased said that he was physically weak and sick. “Two kids accompanying him informed people a bit late about the incident. Locals and police fished him out. He was taken to SMHS hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” he said.