A 40-year-old woman drowned to death in Nallah Veshaw at Nagam area of Damhal Hanjipora in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district last evening.

Sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the woman identified as Shamima Banoo, wife of Bashir Ahmad Lone from Nagam was crossing the bridge when she slipped into the Nallah Veshaw.

The locals tried to rescue her on time, but couldn’t save her life, they said. 

A police office also confirmed the death of the woman due to drowning