Two youths swept away by rains in Raj

A 25-year-old youth died on Sunday after he was swept away in a swollen stream amidst heavy downpour on Khandar road in Sawaimadhopur here, police said.

Jaipur: A 25-year-old youth died on Sunday after he was swept away in a swollen stream amidst heavy downpour on Khandar road in Sawaimadhopur here, police said.

The accident took place around 7:30 am when bike-borne Hukumchand, a cashier in a foodgrain store, and his friend Tarun (23) were returning home after attending a family function in the city, SHO, Kotwali Thana, Girdharilal Dhaka said.

As it was raining heavily, the rider lost control over the vehicle and it slipped into a stream.

The victims were swept away by the gushing water, he said.

However, later, the body of Hukumchand was recovered from the stream while Tarun, who works in a grocery shop, is yet to be traced, the SHO added.

PTI

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