26-Sep-2023  Srinagar booked.net


Minor Boy Admitted With Dead Brain Succumbs



Srinagar: A 7-year-old boy who fell into a drain after being chased by a pack of stray dogs and was admitted with dead Brain died on Thursday afternoon at Children’s hospital, reports said. 
As per the reports,  Ahmad, son of Javaid Ahmad Rather and a resident of Baran Pathar, was admitted to hospital on 28 May 2023 after he was rescued from a drain in the locality.
Ahmad along with other kids was chased by the stray dogs when he fell into the drain and subsequently was removed by some passerby hurriedly.
Medical Superintendent of Children’s Hospital Srinagar confirmed the death of the minor boy  and said that it was a case of fatal drowning with respiratory failure and shock.
“He was admitted on 28-05-2023 in PICU where he was on ventilator support with continuous monitoring and today evening, he died,” he said.
Earlier, Dr. Muhammad Salim Khan, Professor & HOD Community Medicine GMC Srinagar, in a tweet had said that “the 7-year-old child was chased by a pack of dogs in Batmaloo Srinagar, after which he had fallen in a drain and was brain dead with no chances of survival.”