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Man Slips to Death in Jhelum River in Srinagar’s Batwara

Srinagar, May 27 (WD): In a tragic incident, a man lost his life after slipping into the Jhelum river in the Batwara area of Srinagar on Monday. The unfortunate accident occurred this afternoon, leaving the local community in shock and mourning.

An official from the wattan daily (WD) confirmed the incident, stating that the man died after falling into the river. Despite prompt efforts to rescue him, he could not be saved.

The deceased has been identified as Nasir Ahmad Sheikh, the son of Gulam Mohammad Sheikh, a resident of Batwara. His sudden demise has left his family and neighbors devastated.

Local authorities and police personnel quickly reached the scene upon receiving information about the incident. They have initiated an investigation to determine the circumstances leading to the fall.

Preliminary reports suggest that Nasir Ahmad Sheikh might have accidentally slipped while near the riverbank. However, the exact details will be confirmed after a thorough investigation.

The police have taken cognizance of the incident and are collecting statements from witnesses and locals. They aim to piece together the events that led to this tragic accident.

Community members have expressed their condolences to the grieving family. Many have highlighted the need for improved safety measures along the riverbanks to prevent such accidents in the future.

As the investigation continues, the police have urged anyone with additional information to come forward. This tragic event serves as a reminder of the potential dangers present in everyday environments and the importance of caution near bodies of water.

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