5 year old boy drowns in Bandipora

KL Report


A 5 year old boy drowned in river Jehlum in Sumbal area of Bandipora district, police said on Wednesday.

Aafreen Rashid age 5 years son of Abdul Rashid Charoo resident of Ninara Sumbal, Bandipora  drowned in river Jehlum at Sumbal, Bandipora.  Police has launched operation to retrieve the body from the river.

Meanwhile, Baramulla police was informed by some locals that a body was floating in river Jehlum near Gantmulla, Sheeri. Police party was sent on the spot and retrieved a male body from the river. The body is lying in District Hospital, Baramulla for identification.

Sheeri police has initiated inquest proceeding under section174 CrPC to ascertain the cause of the death.


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