Kupwara: A youth drowned in a pond while fishing in Lolab valley of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.
Sources said that a group of youths were fishing in a pond constructed by Irrigation department at Chandigam area of Lolab in Kupwara district on Saturday. On of the youths, Shaheen Ahmad Mir,18, son of Abdul Rashid Mir of Chandigam, slipped and drowned in the pond.
He was retrieved and taken to a nearby hospital, but could not be saved. Police has registered a case.