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Gujarati tourist dies as boat capsizes in Pahalgam river

HT Correspondent  Srinagar, May 08, 2014
First Published: 21:47 IST(8/5/2014) | Last Updated: 21:50 IST(8/5/2014)

A pleasure trip turned sour for a group of tourists in south Kashmir when the boat they were in capsized at a tourist spot in Pahalgam. One tourist lost life in the mishap.

 
According to the police, four members of a family from Gujarat were rafting in Pahalgam when it suddenly overturned and sunk.
 
Lidder river in Pahalgam, 90 km south of Srinagar, is known for gushing waters. Controlled rafting is a famous adventure sport offered on the river.

“All the four members fell into the rushing water,” said the police.
 
A rescue team retrieved three of them. However, Harsha, 57, wife of Mahendra Singh, hit a stone and fell unconscious inside the river.
 
“She succumbed due to grave head injuries in the hospital later,” said the police.
 
A case has been registered in the mishap.

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