Mentally challenged Girl drowns in Ganderbal canal

Ganderbal, Aug 20 (KNS); A 12-year-old mentally challenged girl drowned in a power canal near in Gultibagh area of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, officials said here on Saturday. 

An official said that the victim identified as Shugufta had drowned in the power canal late last night following which a rescue operation was launched by the authorities. 

He said that the body of the girl was retrieved from the canal and was shifted to a nearby hospital for conducting legal formalities following which it was handed over to her relatives for last rites(KNS)

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