J&K police constable, civilian rescue man from flash floods in River Tawi

TNN Bureau. Updated: 8/19/2019 1:30:50 PM Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Aug 19: Putting their lives at risk, a constable of Jammu and Kashmir police along with a civilian on Monday rescued a man from sudden flash flood in River Tawi here.

"We received a call in the morning that a man was trapped in the water in River Tawi after the water level suddenly swelled in the river,” DySP Rahi Singh, Sub Divisional Police Officer, East here said.

He added that one of their selection grade constables namely Majid Ahmad from Bagh-e-Bahu Police station alongwith a civilian Parvesh Kumar, jumped into the water without taking care of their lives and rescued the trapped man.

The man rescued was identified as Talib Hussain and he was crossing the river bed to bring back his domestic animals from other side of the river bank.

Meanwhile, four persons were also trapped in the water in River Tawi near fourth bridge and police teams were on job to rescue them, they added.


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