Missing 5-yr-old girl found in spring in Kokernag, dies in hospital

ANANTNAG: Hours after she went missing, the five-year-old girl from Nagbal Lisser area of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district was found in the nearby spring. However, she breathed her last in a hospital.

An official told a local news agency—KNO that the girl identified as Sheelu Jan (05), daughter of Gulzar Ahmad Bhat was missing since 05:00 pm.

“After searching for a while, she was found in a nearby Spring/Nallah by locals,” the official said.

The girl was brought to Sub-District Hospital Kokernag in critical condition where she breathed her last, he said, adding that probably it is a drowning case while the investigation is going on to ascertain the facts

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