Jammu & Kashmir

Labourer involved in sand extraction drowns in river Jhelum

Srinagar: Four out of five labourers who went missing after a boat involved in sand extraction capsized in Karnabal Samboora area of Pulwama district, were rescued while another is still missing.

Reports said that five labourers were extracting sand through a boat in River Jehlum at Karnabal Kakapora. However, when a boat capsized, all of the labourers boarded on boat drowned.

Soon after the incident, four among them were rescued and searches for the fifth labourer are going on.

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