Poonch, Apr 29 (GNS): A teenage boy died and another was rescued after the duo drowned in a river in Mandi in Poonch district this afternoon.
Reports reaching GNS said that two boys namely Sajad Ahmed, (15) son of Bashir Ahmed and Mohammad Arif Shiekh (17), both residents of Baila drowned in a river while bathing. As the news spread, army and police reached the site and launched a rescue operation assisted by locals to save the duo. However one of the two boys was retrieved dead and the other taken to SDH Mandi for immediate medical attention.
Meanwhile a police official has also confirmed the incident to GNS. (GNS)