SRINAGAR: Lone son of a Pulwama family drowned to death in Ranbiara rivulet, while he was taking a bath on Pulwama-Shopian border on Friday.
The body of the teenager was later retrieved by the SDRF team and handed over to the concerned police station for completion of legal formalities.
Quoting an official the news agency KNO reported that the teenager identified as Shahid Rasheed Reshie son of Abdul Rashid Reshie of Allaiepora drowned in Ranbiara rivulet in between Achan and Heff villages.
He said that soon after his drowning, locals along with police and other officials rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation.
Meanwhile, Tehsildar Litter, Sami ullah Naqashbandi said that rescue operation was launched to retrieve his body and later the body of Sahid was fished out by the SDRF team. As per locals, Shahid is the lone son of Reshie family and was studying in 11th standard in the locality. Officials said that the body of Shahid was taken to police station for completion of legal formalities after which the same was handed over to his family.