Youth drowns after chased by forces in Anantnag

Srinagar: The body of a teenager, who jumped into river Jhelum in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday to escape government forces, was recovered by locals this morning, reports said.

Body of Shahbaz Ahmad Khan, 18, son of Mohammad Iqbal Khan of Dodo Marhama was recovered this morning from river Jhelum at Sangam in the south Kashmir district, witnesses told Kashmir Dispatch.

Khan, along with the other youth had jumped into river Jhelum on Friday after forces chased them during a pro-freedom demonstration in the area.

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