Teenager drowns in Rajouri

A police official said incident occurred at around 1pm when teenager along with his friends had gone for swimming in Darhali river.
Teenager drowns in Rajouri
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A teenager drowned in Rajouri town on Friday.

A police official said incident occurred at around 1pm when teenager along with his friends had gone for swimming in Darhali river.

He said after the teenager jumped into the river and did not surface back again, his friends raised an alarm following which rescue operation to trace out the body was launched. Later, he said teenager's body was fished out.

The deceased has been identified as Umar Iqbal (15), a resident of Bela colony in district's town.

The body of the deceased was handed over to his family after completion of medico legal formalities, he said.

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