Teenager drowns in river Jhelum at Awantipora

Bilal Habib

A teenager drowned in river Jhelum in Awantipora town of this south Kashmir district this afternoon.

14-year-old Owais Ahmad, son of Abdul Rasheed Kumar  of Kumar Mohalla drowned in river Jehlum near Ghat Mohalla Awantipora while he was taking bath along with his friends this afternoon, SHO Awantipora Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir Reader.

He said efforts were going on to retrieve the body.