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2 labourers drown in Rajouri river

Bodies recovered
12:00 AM May 17, 2024 IST | Sumit Bhargav
2 labourers drown in rajouri river
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Rajouri, May 16: Two Poonch youth working as labourers at a road construction site in Dalogra village of Rajouri died after drowning in a river.

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They were taking bath in river after day long work at road construction site. The mishap occurred behind Bholi Mata Ashram.

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SHO Rajouri, Anurag Daru (IPS) told that an information was received that two youth have drowned in river after which teams of SDRF, Police, CRPF and locals launched a joint rescue and search operation that continued for hours.

"Bodies of both the deceased were recovered from the incident site by locals divers and divers of SDRF," said SHO Rajouri.

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The deceased were identified as Mohammad d Imran (18) son of Bagh Hussain resident of Salooni Mandi and Tariq Hussain (19) son of Sahad Hussain resident of Dara Dulian, Poonch.

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Police has registered a case and started investigations.

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