Woman drowns in Ferozpore stream in Tangmarg

The deceased was identified as Tazeema Akhtar, wife of Mohammad Ismail Chohan, a resident of Poonch.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Aug 16 2018 6:22PM | Updated Date: Aug 16 2018 6:22PM
Woman drowns in Ferozpore stream in TangmargRepresentational Image

A 21-year-old woman died due to drowning in Ferozpore Nallah in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

The deceased was identified as Tazeema Akhtar, wife of Mohammad Ismail Chohan, a resident of Poonch. 

The woman slipped into the gushing waters of Ferozpore Nallah this morning when she went near the stream apparently to drink water in Drung village.

An eye witness said she slipped into the stream and was washed away. He said the locals present there tried to save her but failed.

The woman’s body was later fished out from the nallah. 

A police official said the body was handed over to her family for last rites.

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