Jammu, Sept 18: An elderly man and his six-year-old grandson drowned in a pond in village Chowki Chora of Akhnoor here on city outskirts on Friday.
Police here said Divyansh was taking bath along the bank of the pond in village Chora and suddenly slipped.
Her mother raised an alarm, following which, his grandfather, Kaka Ram, 78, who was few meters away from the pond, rushed to the spot and jumped into the water to rescue the kid.
But, he was neither able to rescue to his grandson nor save himself.
“Both of them drowned in the water,” police said adding that the bodies have been retrieved while the matter is being investigated.