Jammu & Kashmir

Seven-year-old falls in well in Pulwama village, dies

A signage hangs inside a hospital in Srinagar, Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Srinagar: A minor girl died after she fell into a well in Nikloora Litter area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the girl identified as Fatima Jan, 7, daughter of Fayaz Ahmad Dar of Nikloora fell into the well today afternoon.

He said that she fell into the well while she was playing near her residence.

He said that soon after the incident she was rescued by her family members and shifted to a nearby hospital.

The official said that however, she was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.

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