15-year-old boy drowns to death in Kangan power canal

15-year-old boy drowns to death in Kangan power canal
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Kangan: A 15-year-old boy drowned to death after slipping into a canal of a power house at Fraw Kangan area in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday afternoon.

An official said that the Tariq Ahmad Awan (15) son of Abdul Hameed Awan of Fraw Kangan slipped into the water canal of Sumbal power house near his house.

After the incident, police was informed and a search operation was launched to retrieve the body, he said.

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The body was retrieved hours later and one kilometre away from the accident spot.

After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites, the official said.