Tourist guide drowns, trekker missing in Kashmir

Updated: few hours ago

Srinagar, Jun 23 (PTI) A tourist guide drowned while a trekker from Uttarakhand is reported missing from the Tarsar Lake area in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, officials said on Thursday.

"Tourist guide Shakeel Ahmad, a resident of Ganderbal district, drowned in the Tarsar Lake on Wednesday. His body was fished out on Thursday," an official said here.

The officials said a trekker from Uttarakhand was also feared dead after he slipped into the waterbody during heavy rainfall on Wednesday.