Three teenagers including a girl were drowned at different places while bathing in nallahs to beat the summer heat.
Shareen Tariq son of Tariq Ahmad Mahjoor resident of Sangri Baramulla a 9th class student who had come to visit his relatives in Drugmulla on June 29, got drowned while bathing in Nallah Pohru.
The Police and civil administration launched a rescue operation with the assistance of Army. Later the assistance of marine commandos of Indian Navy Marcos was also sought by the administration. After tiring efforts the body of the boy was fished out from the nallah Monday morning.
In another incident, a 7 year old girl Meema daughter of Ghulam Qadir Bakerwal (nomads) resident of Jammu Dansal Jajeer Kothli at present Hutmurrah, in Mattan Islamabad got drowned in Shahkul near Sundose. Police and Civil administration are on job to fish out the body from the nallah.
In Ganderbal, another teenager Ziyafat Ahmad Mir son of Manzoor Ahmad resident of Sheikh Zoo Batwina, Ganderbal got drowned in river Jhelum at Sheikh Zoo, in Ganderbal. The body was fished out by locals and his relatives.