Srinagar Boat capsize: Dead body of second missing person recovered

Srinagar Boat capsize: Dead body of second missing person recovered
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Srinagar:  Second dead body was retrieved on Wednesday from the Nigeen Lake after a boat capsized in Nigeen Lake in Srinagar last evening.

Official sources said that two persons died after a boat capsized in Nigeen Lake in Srinagar last evening.

They said that there were five passengers in the boat; out of which three were rescued however two of them tragically drowned.

They said the bodies have been retrieved after hectic efforts.

The deceased have been identified as Sajad Ahmed Ghat (24) son of Muhammad Yousuf of Hafizbagh Mallabagh and Umar Ahmad (27) son of Muhammad Sultan Lolepuri of Housing colony Ellahibagh.

The body of Umar was retrieved early today while as Sajad’s body was retrieved in the afternoon.

The incident took place after a strong windstorm hit the Srinagar city on Tuesday afternoon.