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Minor Boy Drowns to Death During Picnic in South Kashmir

Srinagar, June 12 (KS): A tragic incident occurred in the Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday, where a minor boy drowned to death during a school picnic. The boy was identified as Rehan Ahmad Awan, a first-grade student.

Rehan Ahmad Awan, son of Bilal Ahmad Awan and a resident of Chree Punzgam Kokernag, was only eight years old. He was enjoying a picnic with his schoolmates when the unfortunate incident took place. The picnic, intended to be a day of fun and relaxation, turned tragic when Rehan drowned in Nallah Mavar Gadole.

According to an official from the news agency Kashmir Scroll, Rehan accidentally slipped into the Nallah Mavar Gadole. Despite the efforts of those present, the young boy could not be saved. His body was subsequently retrieved from the water, confirming the tragic loss.

The incident has cast a shadow of grief over the school and the community. Picnics and outings are typically joyful occasions, meant to provide students with a break from their routine and an opportunity to enjoy nature. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the unforeseen dangers that can arise even during such seemingly safe activities.

Local authorities have taken immediate cognizance of the situation. The police have launched an investigation to understand the circumstances leading to the drowning. This step is crucial to ensure accountability and to prevent such tragic incidents in the future.

The school administration and teachers are deeply saddened by the loss of their young student. They have expressed their condolences to Rehan’s family and are likely to review their safety protocols for future outings to prevent such incidents.

The community in Chree Punzgam Kokernag is in mourning. The loss of a young life is always a profound tragedy, touching the hearts of everyone in the vicinity. Support from neighbors and friends is crucial for the grieving family during this difficult time.

In conclusion, the drowning of Rehan Ahmad Awan is a heartbreaking incident that has left a deep impact on his family, school, and community. As investigations continue, it is hoped that measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of children during school outings in the future.

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