16 Year Old Girl Drowns in Jhelum at Baramulla

July 23

Shabir Khan

A minor girl drowned in Jhelum river in the Uri Sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday afternoon.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Rubeena Banoo aged 16, a daughter of Anwar Shah who is a resident of Dachi Uri mistakenly drowned in river Jhelum while she was grazing the cattle on Tuesday afternoon.

As the news of the incident spread, hundreds of locals reached the spot and are trying to rescue the minor from the river.

A police officer posted in the area confirming the incident said a rescue team of Jammu Kashmir Police has reached the spot.