14-year-old boy drowns in Canal in Ganderbal, dies

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Ganderbal:A teenage boy died after he drowned in a Power Canal while taking a bath in Khanan Kangan area of Ganderbal district.

A 14-year-old deceased identified as Aaqib Ahmed Magray, son of Ghulam Rasool Magray, a resident of Khanan Magray was taking a bath following which he drowned in the Canal. As soon as the news of the incident spread a team of police and local men rushed to the spot and an operation was launched to rescue the person.

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However, locals said that after hours of strenuous efforts, the body of the teenager was recovered from the Canal around 6:00 PM.

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the incident and further formalities are also in progress.