Three teenage youths drown in Poonch river

Srinagar, May 28: Three teenage youths drowned while taking a bath in river at border district of Poonch on Monday.
Reports said that Masrat Hussain (16) son of Mohd Khaleel, Mohd Imran (16) son of Mohd Tariq and Mohd Altaf (12) son of Abdul Ahad, all residents Kamsar Poonch drowned in a nearby river while they were taking bath today afternoon.
Soon after the news spread, hundreds of locals assembled at the spot while teams of police and local administration immediately started an operation to retrieve the body of the deceased, they said.
SSP Poonch Rajiv Panday while confirming the incident said that bodies of the three teenage boys were recovered by the search teams. (GNS)