A 21-year-old youth died after he drowned in river Jhelum inBanyari village of Hajin in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Sundayafternoon.
An official said that Lateef Ahmed Dar son of Reyaz Ahmad Dar a resident of Banyari village drowned in river Jhelum when a boat he was on board capsized.
"Lateef was crossing river Jhelum from Banyari towardsAjas in a boat along with his bike when the boat capsized. The body was laterrecovered from Jhelum by locals with the help of police, " he said.
He said that body has been handed over to family after allmedico-legal formalities.