by Umar Raina
SRINAGAR: Police and locals on Sunday launched a massive rescue operation after mentally unsound person drowned in power canal near Haknar area of Gund in Ganderbal district.
Reports said that a boy who according to sources is mentally unsound namely Javaid Ahmad Poswal (14) son of Shabir Ahmad Poswal a resident of Haknar Gund drowned after slipping into the power canal of upper Sindh Hydropower Project II at Haknar.
Soon after the incident police party from P/S Gund including locals rushed to the spot and launched a massive rescue operation to retrieved body from the canal.
More details are awaited.