Bodies of Brother-Sister duo Retrieved from River Jehlum

KL NEWS NETWORK
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BodyThe bodies of brother-sister duo who drowned in a tragic incident in River Jehlum at Sopore yesterday, have been retrieved.

On Thursday the duo namely Falak (8) and Rashid (11) were playing on Jhelum banks in Shahabad.

Witnesses said, “Suddenly, Falak slipped into Jhelum. On seeing his sister, Rashid in a bid to save his sister too jumped into Jhelum. Both the minors drowned in the process.”

Late yesterday, the locals held protests against the district administration for failing to take timely action and retrieve the bodies of the minor duo.

A police spokesperson had termed the drowning incident a “pure” mishap.

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