Man slips to death in Jhelum

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Pulwama: A man drowned in river Jhelum while extracting sand in Kakpora area of this south Kashmir district on Sunday morning, police said.
45-year-old Ali Mohammad Malik son of Ghulam Hassan, resident of Marvel Kakapora village was extracting sand from Jhelum when he slipped from boat and drowned in the river, a police official said.
After the five hours search, the body was recovered by police with the help of locals on Sunday afternoon, he said.
After completing legal formalities, the body was handed over to the family for the last rites, he added.