Baramulla: Five days after two children were drowned in the Jhelum at Duwaran, Uri due to the alleged negligence of National Hydel Power Corporation their bodies are still not traceable.
Station House Officer Uri Abdul Latif said, “Police together with navy and locals are trying to locate the two bodies but we are unable to fish them out.”
Asked is there any chance of bodies being washed away to other part of the Kashmir Latief said, “There are two ways: the flow of water may have washed the bodies to other side of LoC and second one is that the bodies may have struck beneath the big stones in the river. But the search is on.”
On Thursday last, Jalal Ahmad Mangrial, 12, son of Abdul Ahad Mangrial and Abdul Wahab Mangrial, 13, son Bashir Ahmad Mangrial of Duwaran village of Uri were playing at the banks of river Jhelum when water level abruptly increased due to alleged negligence of the NHPC who opened the project gates in the river, which increased the flow of water resulting in the drowning of two children