Jammu & Kashmir

9th class student jumps in Jhelum in Sopore, locals along with police begin rescue Op

Jhelum view from Aalikadal Srinagar.[FPK File Photo]

Sopore: A 17-year-old student jumped in the river Jhelum in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday even as search and rescue operation has been launched.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the girl, a student of 9th standard, jumped in the river near Jamia bridge.

He said following the incident, locals and police rushed to the spot to launch search and rescue operation.

He added the searches were going on when the reports last came in.

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