A teenager is feared drowned in a flood channel while trying to dog here today, the police said.
Asif Ahmad Malik (18), was trying to rescue the dog from the flood channel near Aalochibagh, when the incident happened, a police official said, an operation to find him is on.
An official said that a youth identified as Asif Ahmed of Nagrota, Jammu, was living in a makeshift tent at Tenpora, Bypass, drowned into the flood channel while he was trying to rescue dog.
The authorities have issued a flood alert for low-lying areas of the central Kashmir, including the summer capital here, and asked the people to be alert and prepared for evacuation. Schools across the Valley were closed for today in view of the inclement weather.
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