Srinagar: A minor boy has drowned while taking bath in river Jhelum in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday evening.
Reports said that Salman Tariq, son of Tariq Ahmad Batoo of Mahraj pora Sopore drowned into the river Jhelum, soon after venturing into it to take bath.
Those accompanying the boy raised an alarm, following which a rescue operation has been launched jointly by SDRF, police assisted by locals, to rescue the drowned minor.
However, no trace of the boy was found, when this report is being filed. (GNS)