Death Tale of Danish Sultan – An 11 Year Old Boy of Srinagar

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali

On 1st September 2016 Danish Sultan son of Mohammad Sultan Haroo, resident of New Colony Palpora, Noorbagh , a 6th class student jumped into River Jhelum after having been chased by security forces during an incident of stone pelting took place. The boy drowned into river after he along with three others jumped into the river to escape arrest by police who were chasing a group of youths from Pamposh colony in Noorbagh area of Srinagar.

 

A police official said, “Three boys managed to swim to safety, but there was no trace of Haroo whose body was fished out from the river near Krishbal area of Parimpora in the outskirts of the city .”  His body was recovered by locals at around 12 noon on 2nd September, a day after he was drowned. The body was found after intense search by hundreds of local since he was drowned .

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