Search Intensifies in Pulwama After Boat Capsizes, Two Remain Missing

A boat carrying nine people capsized in river Jhelum in the Hatiwara area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district, the officials said.

Srinagar: Two labourers went missing while seven others were rescued after a boat capsized in a river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said.
A boat carrying nine people capsized in river Jhelum in the Hatiwara area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district, the officials said.

A rescue operation has been launched by State Disaster Response Force teams, police and locals to rescue the two missing persons, they added. Last month, a boat capsized in the river at Gandbal area of the city here, killing seven persons, while two others went missing.

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