Shepherd drowns in river Jhelum in Sopore, rescue ops on

Waris Fayaz

Sopore, Oct 13 (KNS): A 19-year-old shepherd drowned in river Jhelum at Seer Jagir area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday afternoon.

Reports reaching Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the teenager identified as Nazir Ahmad Cheechi son of Mohammad Yousuf Cheechi of Bandipora slipped into the river Jhelum and drowned.

They said that a team of police reached to the spot and with the help of locals started search operation to retrieve the body.

Meanwhile, a police officer while confirming the incident said that a rescue team has been sent to the area to trace the body. (KNS)

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