SrinagarA minor girl slipped into an irrigational canal in Perniya Area of North kashmir Baramulla district on Saturday.

An official told Kashmir Scroll that morning a girl while waiting for the school bus along the LJHP canal slipped and fell into the canal.

The girl has been identified as Rukaya Bashir (14) daughter of Bashir Ahmad Ganaie resident of Nowpora Kreeri who is a student of 9th class, Syed Sakhi Nowshera high school.

SDRF team has been informed, rescue operation has been started in the area, official said.—(KS)