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12-year-old drowns while taking bath in river in Rajouri

Rajouri town

Rajouri: A 12-year-old boy died after drowning in a river in Kheora in Rajouri district this afternoon.

An official told a Srinagar-based local news agency Global News Service that a boy drowned while taking bath in a river at Kheora Rajouri.

“Despite efforts by the onlookers, the boy could not be saved,” the official said.

The official identified the deceased as Shahid Ali son of Sonu Ali, a resident of Kotranka. The body, the official said, will be handed over to the family after medico-legal formalities.

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