2 young women drown, 2 other persons rescued


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, two young women drowned while another one be-sides a youth were rescued in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district, today.

Officials said that the women and the youth ap-parently were on a picnic in Ferozpur-Nalla near Dreng area of Tangmarg when they were taken away by the fast flowing stream. Soon a rescue was launched by locals and police, they said.

Two young women – aged about 21-22 years – were found dead while two others persons, one of them a woman and the other a youth – were rescued and immediately removed to Sub District Hospital Tangmarg.

Later they were shifted to SMHS hospital in Srinagar for specialized treatment, block medical officer said.—KMS

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