Teenage brothers die of drowning in Harwan reservoir

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Srinagar: In a tragic accident, two teenage brothers died of drowning in a water reservoir in Harwan picnic spot in this capital city, a police official told Kashmir Reader Sunday.

18-year-old Abrar Altaf and his younger brother Intikhab, 16, drowned at the water reservoir, adjacent to the Harwan garden this afternoon when both of them were taking a bath, the official said. The bodies of both the teenagers were recovered after hours of hectic efforts by police and the locals.

The slain teenagers hail from Lal Bazaar area of the city.