SRINAGAR — A 16- year-old girl jumped into river Jehlum near Budshah Kadal in Kashmir capital Srinagar.
Quoting unnamed local sources, KDC reported that a minor girl identified as Nida Bashir, daughter of Bashir Ahmad, a resident of SD Colony Batamaloo jumped into river Jehlum around 4:00 p.m. near Budshah Kadal.
A police official said that efforts are on to fish out the body, adding that it was not immediately known as to what prompted the girl to take such an extreme step.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered in police Station Maisuma and have launched further investigations in this regard, he added.
Pertinently, a teenager allegedly died by suicide by hanging self at his home in Rezan area of Gund in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Thursday.