Two youth were drowned while bathing in river Jehlum in South Kashmir on Saturday.
Sakib Ahmad Malik, 17, son of Abdul Rehman of Cheek-i-Dar Mattan was drowned while bathing in Jehlum at Cheeki-e-Dar Simthan, Bijbehara. Efforts are on to retrieve the body.
Meanwhile, Adil Ahmad Kuhchay, 16, son of Mohammad Shafi of Barsoo, Awantipora was drowned in Jehlum while bathing near Barsoo, Awantipora. The body of Adil was fished out and handed over to his relatives for last rites.