Tanda: Varinder Pandit: A youth drowned in the Beas river at village Bhoolpur lying in Tanda block of Hoshiarpur district while he was taking bath in the river. The body of the youth is still untraced and the civil and police administration are searching for the body with the help of divers.
The youth has been identified as Lakhvir Singh (23) s/o Karam Chand r/o Bhoolpur.
Eyewitnesses say Lakhvir was bathing in the river and he went deep into the water. He suddenly drowned as a speedy wave took him along with it.
Tehsildar Dasuya Tarsem Singh and SHO Harpreet Singh reached the spot along with the police party. The divers are searching for the dead body.