Jammu & Kashmir

Rajouri: 18-year-old drowns in river in Kanthol

Rajouri town. [File Photo]

Srinagar: An 18-year-old boy drowned to death in a river in Rajouri district this afternoon, officials said.

They told GNS that one Talib Hussain son of Mohammad Yousaf, of Mahore Reasi, currently enrolled in a Madrassa (religious seminary) drowned while taking bath in a river at Kanthol Koteranka.

“Despite all possible efforts, he could not be saved”, they said.

Confirming the incident, a police official told GNS that body is being handed over to the family for last rites.

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