Sopore: A 7-year old boy drowned in river jehlum at Behrampora village in north Kashmir’s Sopore on Monday afternoon.
Reportedly a 9 year old boy identified as Farhan Fayaz son of Fayaz Ahmad of Batpora Sopore was at his maternal in Behrampora where he slipped in the jehlum and drowned.
Reports said a team of police reached to the spot and with the help of locals started search operation to retrieve the body.
A police officer also confirmed and said a rescue team has been sent to the area to trace the body.
Pertinently, last week a minor girl drowned in a water-filled ditch in Behrampora village.