Four of family drown in river

Four members of a family, including two teenage boys, drowned in a river here on Sunday, police said.

Jamnagar: Four members of a family, including two teenage boys, drowned in a river here on Sunday, police said.

Samir Salim (15) and Samir Sattar (17) ventured into Rangmati river to take bath but were swept away by strong current, they said.

Seeing them drowning, Salim`s mother Sarita Salim Ghanchi (35) jumped into the river, followed by her husband Salim Umar Ghanchi (40) to save the boys.

However, all of them drowned.

Their bodies are fished out by rescue teams of Jamnagar Municipal Corporation, police said.

Samir Sattar was Salim Ghanchi`s nephew, police said, adding the bodies were sent for postmortem.

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