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Two army jawans, 2 civilians drown in rivers in J-K

Two army jawans and two civilians drowned in rivers in Reasi and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Published: 08th May 2017 08:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th May 2017 08:16 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAMMU: Two army jawans and two civilians drowned in rivers in Reasi and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.     

The two soldiers, who had gone to take bath in the Tawi river, drowned in the river in Kawa hamlet of Udhampur district yesterday evening, a police officer said.     Following a search operation by the army, their bodies were fished out today, he said, adding that they were identified as Sepoy Vinod and Havaldar Anshul.     

In another incident, two persons -- Bahar Din and Mohmmad Irfan -- drowned while crossing a river in Kaksi area in Gulabgarh tehsil of Reasi district this evening, an officer said.     

The bodies were yet to be traced.



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