Jammu & Kashmir

Two minor sisters drown in canal in Jammu, bodies retrieved

A signage hangs inside a hospital in JK. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Jammu: Two sisters drowned in a canal in Digiana area of Jammu district late last evening, official said on Friday.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that two sisters, aged 3 and 5 years, went missing in Digiana area last evening, following which a search operation was launched.

He said that the joint operation was launched by National Disaster Response Force, State Disaster Response Force and Jammu police to retrieved their bodies.

“After hectic efforts, their bodied were recovered and have been taken to a hospital for medico-legal formalities,” he said.

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