M S Nazki

Poonch, May 24:

A 45-year-old woman was washed away and her niece was rescued after the duo fell into Betar nallah (rivulet) here while crossing it on Wednesday, officials said.

They said that there was sudden rise in the water level in the rivulet and the women, Kurzam Bi wife of Mohd Sadiq and her niece Naseem Akhter wife of Safeer Hussain, both residents of Noorkote Poonch, were washed away. However, Naseem was rescued by locals and shifted to hospital.

A police officer told GNS that there are minimal chances of survival of Kurzam Bi even as SDRF and Police are on job to trace the drowned woman. Local sources told GNS that the duo was carrying flour at the time of incident. (GNS)


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