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2 teenage boys feared drowned in Chenab in Ramban

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Banihal/Jammu: Two teenage boys, who had gone for a bath in the Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, are feared to have drowned in the river, police said on Sunday.

A rescue operation is underway but there was no trace of the boys who might have been swept away by the strong current while taking a bath near the Julla bridge in Ramban town, Station House Officer (SHO) Ramban Sandeep Charak said.

He said Parvinder Singh (16) and Nitish Kumar (15), both residents of Diargali-Rajgarh, had gone for a bath in the river and slipped into deep waters on Sunday afternoon.

Local volunteers immediately launched a rescue operation and were promptly joined by police teams but there was no trace of the boys even after several hours, the officer said.

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