Kupwara: A teenager drowned in a local stream in Karnah Tehsil of district Kupwara on Saturday morning and the body of youth was later fished out from one kilometre away from the accident spot.
Officials in the police said that they recovered the body of a teenager Tofeeq Ahmad son of Mohammad Rafeeq Gursi, of Prada in Karnah from Qazinag rivulet in Karnah on Saturday afternoon.
They said that the body was found trapped in the net of a power receiving station at Pangaila Haridal in Qazinag Nalla and was fished out. Police took the body into their custody and handed it over to family after all legal formalities. It is said that he drowned in the stream while taking a bath in the morning.