Handwara: Teenage Boy Drowns in Pond, Body Retrieved


Srinagar, Jun 27: Body of the 17-year-old boy drowned in a pond in Rajwar Handwara of Kupwara district was retrieved this morning.

Altaf Ahmad Tanchi, son of Mohammad Shafi Tanchi, resident of Bowen Watsar,  drowned in a pond while taking bath on Sunday afternoon.

Other boys accompanying him raised an alarm following which police and locals assisted by army’s 21 RR started a rescue operation at the site, however no trace of the drowned boy was found till late evening.

A team of SDRF joined the rescue operation this morning, leading to the retrieval of the body.gns

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