A teenage girl slipped to death in an irrigational canal in Perniya area of North Kashmir Baramulla district on Saturday.
An official said that a girl while waiting for the school bus along LJHP canal slipped and fell into the canal.
Soon after the incident, rescue operation was started and after hectic efforts, body was retrieved almost a kilometre away where she had drowned, official said.
The girl has been identified as Rukaya Bashir (14) daughter of Bashir Ahmad Ganaie resident of Nowpora Kreeri who is student of 9th class, Syed Sakhi Nowshera high school.
The body was handed over to family after legal-medico formalities. (KS)