Man Drowns In River Jhelum

SRINAGAR: A man drowned in the river Jhelum in the Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday evening.

Quoting an official the news agency KNO reported that a man identified as Mohammad Amin Thakroo, son of Mohammad Jabbar Thakroo of Gadiseer Bijbehara jumped into river Jhelum and drowned when some persons pelted stones upon him while he was extracting sand.

He said that soon after the incident, the locals rushed to the spot and immediately started a rescue operation.


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