Minor boy drowns in river Jhelum at Sopore

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Sopore: A minor boy drowned in river Jhelum at Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday.

10-year-old Nazim Farooq, son of Farooq Ahmed drowned when he was taking a bath in the river Jhelum this afternoon, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Nazim, a resident of Kazihama, Kupwara was putting up at Chakrodikhan area here for sometime.

Meanwhile, a police team assisted by locals have started operation to rescue the boy.