Srinagar: A 16-year-old boy drowned while taking a bath in a stream at Kultoora area of Handwara in north Kashmirs Kupwara district.
Ataullah Lone son of Ghulam Ahmad Lone of Kultoora in order to beat the heat was taking a bath in a nearby stream when he drowned, the official said.
He said that the body was recovered hours after his drowning.
Meanwhile, a pall of galoom descended in the area when the body of Lone reached his home. (GNS)
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