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13 rescued after raft overturns in Chenab River in Reasi

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Jammu: A raft carrying 13 people turned turtle in Chenab River in Reasi district on Monday after hitting a pillar of a bridge, officials said.

All of them, including five women, fell into the river but were wearing life jackets, they said. A rescue operation was immediately launched by the rafting operators and all 13 persons were rescued safely, they added.

Twenty-four people, after a visit to the cave shrine of Shiv Khori, were on the river in two rafts enjoying the recreational activity when they hit the bridge in Baradari area.


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