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Youth slips into Chenab, feared drowned

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Kishtwar, Jun 19: In a tragic incident, a youth slipped into the Chenab river at Bhandarkoot in Kishtwar district on Wednesday evening.

According to reports, Manit Kumar (22), son of Yog Raj, resident of Bhata Palmar area of Kishtwar, reportedly slipped into River Chenab at Bhandarkoot, while he was on way to Kishtwar.

A rescue operation has been started to trace out the youth.

When contacted, DDC Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana said: “After receiving information, SDRF, Red Cross Volunteers, Ababeel Volunteers, Police , CO 11RR, SHO Kishtwar are on the job to trace out the drowned youth. I have also requested army to send some experts to help in the rescue operation.”

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