Five persons drown in River Jhelum in Kashmir Valley

Five persons drown in River Jhelum in Kashmir Valley

India Mike

Srinagar, Aug 1: Five persons including an Assistant Sub-Inspector and two minor boys drowned in separate incidents in the Valley today, police said. The police official drowned in river Jhelum near Khanpora bridge in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, a police spokesman said.

He said ASI Sonaullah, a resident of Uri, was posted in telecommunication wing and was taking a bath when he drowned. His body was fished out and handed over to his relatives for last rites.