Youth slips into power canal in central Kashmir, rescue operation on

SRINAGAR: A major rescue operation is underway in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district where a teen slipped into a water body on Wednesday.

According to news agency GNS, 18-year-old Sadaqat Ahmad son of Gulzar Ahmad Tandooli slipped into a water body in Kangan area while he was trying to drink water from the canal.

As per eyewitnesses, Tandooli part of a group playing cricket, approached the canal to quench his thirst during which he slipped into the water body.

Confirming the incident, SSP Ganderbal Khalil Poswal told GNS that the youth slipped into the nallah this evening and a major rescue operation is on to trace him.

“The district administration has pressed in people from the concerned department into the rescue operations, ” the official said adding “However as of now no success has been made in this regard.”


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