Watch video: BSF constable, cop save child from drowning in river
The child was identified as Sahil Sheikh. He got trapped due to a sudden increase in water level.
A Border Security Force (BSF) constable and a policeman jumped in river at Baramulla and saved a child who had got trapped due to a sudden increase in the water level on Monday, BSF said on Tuesday.
#WATCH SHO Sheeri, Sajad Ahmad along with his team, BSF, and Sarpanch of Gantamulla Payeen of district Baramulla, Fayaz Ahmad Pandith saved a boy from drowning in Jhelum river yesterday. #JammuandKashmir pic.twitter.com/d0bRO52Mch— ANI (@ANI) August 11, 2020
"At about 12.30 pm on Monday BSF constable Ajay Kumar and a policeman saved the life of a civilian child in Baramula. The incident happened near Poshvan colony, Post Ghanta in Baramulla," the paramilitary force said.
The child was identified as Sahil Sheikh. He got trapped due to a sudden increase in water level and tried to raise an alarm but couldn't do so.
Brave @BSF_Kashmir Jawan HC Ajay Kumar saved Sahil Ahmed Sheikh from drowning in the Jhelum river in #Baramulla #JammuAndKashmir. Sahil was having bath in the river #Jhelum @BSF_India @HMOIndia @PMOIndia @PIBHomeAffairs @JmuKmrPolice @adgpi pic.twitter.com/5zDbPTiV5D— BSF Kashmir (@BSF_Kashmir) August 11, 2020
The BSF jawan and the policeman jumped into the river and with some effort, managed to save him, BSF sources said.
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