2 dead, 4 injured during rafting competition in Pahalgam


Pahalgam:A tourist boat on Tuesday capsized during rafting in Pahalgam, Anantnag. Out of the six tourists in the boat, two died while four were injured in the incident.

The three day championship was named after brave heart, Rouf Ahmad Dar were killed and eight others were injured after a boat capsized in same river last month.

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Seven tourists including two foreigners were on the boat when it capsized after it was caught in gusty winds.

Soon after the incident, a joint team of SDRF, police and local volunteers managed to rescue all of them and have been shifted to a nearby hospital where doctors declared Rinku and Sanjna as brought dead.