Teenager drowns in Power Canal in Ganderbal, dies


A teenage boy died on Monday after he drowned in a Power Canal while taking a bath in Khanan Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Locals on the banks of a Power Canal at Khanan Kangan area of Ganderbal, where the teenager drowned and died on July 15, 2019

Reports said that a 14-year-old deceased identified as Aaqib Ahmed Magray, son of Ghulam Rasool Magray, a resident of Khanan Magray was taking a bath following which he drowned in the Canal. As soon as the news of the incident spread a team of police and local men rushed to the spot and an operation was launched to rescue the person.

However, locals said that after hours of strenuous efforts, the body of the teenager was recovered from the Canal around 6:00 PM.

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the incident and further formalities are also in progress.


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