2 swept away in Rajouri flash floods, rains damage several houses


Two persons were washed away in two separate incidents of flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Rajouri district of the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

Several houses were also damaged in the heavy downpour that flooded all water bodies in the district and created havoc.

Officials said that Munshi Ram, son of Lochan Dass, resident of Badog village of Kalakote was crossing village stream when he was swept away by its strong water currents.

As per official account, in a separate incident, two persons hailing from Chhattisgarh got trapped in flooded Munawar Tawi in Bathuni village.

One person was rescued while another was washed away by the river’s strong currents.—KMS

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