SRINAGAR: Mourning gripped Kumar Mohallah of South Kashmirs Awantipora after a boy drowned in river Jhelum while taking a bath on Thursday.
A 15-year-old boy Owais Ahmad Kumar son of Abdul Rashid Kumar resident of Kumar Mohallah Awantipora drowned in River Jhelum while taking a bath, the police spokesperson said in a statement.
The body of the deceased was fished out and handed over to his next of kins for last rites.
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