Bodies of drowned youths fished out: Jammu Police

Jammu,  Police on Sunday said that the bodies of two youths, who drowned in River Tawi has been fished out in Kishanpur-Manwal area here in the city outskirts.

Police in a statement said that on May 17, after receiving information at Police Post Manwal about drowning of two boys, a search and rescue operation was launched by police along with SDRF and NDRF.

One body of Rajinder Singh, resident of Kishanpur Manwal was recovered on Saturday from the Tawi River but search and rescue operations continued to locate the second missing youth, said police.

They added that in addition army also joined the search and rescue operation and on Sunday, body of Abhikash Singh was also recovered.

Inquest proceedings initiated to ascertain the cause of death, said police..