Man drowns in Tangmarg

Baramulla: A man drowned in a stream while two others were rescued by locals Sunday in Tangmarg area of this north Kashmir district.
Zahoor Ahmad Makroo, son of Ghulam Mohammad of MehjoorNagar Srinagar along with his friends was taking a bath in Nallah Ferozpora near Drang, Tangmarg here this afternoon when the gushing waters of the stream swept him away; official sources told Kashmir Reader Sunday. Makroo’s friend, whose name could not be ascertained, was also washed away by in the stream. However, due to the timely intervention of the locals, he was rescued.
After the incident, a police team reached the spot and retrieved the body from the stream. The body was handed over to the family for last rites after completion of legal formalities.
Meanwhile, Police has registered a case and started investigations in this regard.