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J&K: Local guide dies rescuing 5 tourists whose boat capsized in Pahalgam

A local guide “Rouf Ahmed Dar” from Pahalgam hill station in Jammu and Kashmir died on Friday evening after rescuing five tourists whose boat had capsized while rafting, The Hindu reported on Saturday.
One raft capsized at the rafting point of Pahalgam’s Mawoora. It was caught in sudden gusty winds. All the passengers on board fell in the fast flowing water of Lidder. Rouf Ahmed Dar, without caring for his own safety rescued all the tourists but lost his life.
Dar’s body was handed over to his relatives  and his family will receive Rs 2 lakh from the state administration.

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