Man drowns in Jhelum while fishing

Man drowns in Jhelum while fishing
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Srinagar: Panic gripped the Lasjan area in outskirts of Srinagar after a man drowned while fishing in the River Jehlum Wednesday afternoon. Station House Officer, Nowgam, Showkat Ahmad said that Mohammad Saleem Mir, 27, son of Manzoor Ahmad, drowned in Jehlum at Zou Veth Para, Lasjan area of Nowgam.
He said Saleem slipped into the river while trying to catch fish.
A rescue effort was launched soon after and his body was fished out after hours of search, he said.