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Srinagar, May 27: A man slipped to his death into Jhelum river in Batwara area of Srinagar on Monday, officials said.

An official told that the man died after falling into Jhelum river today afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Nasir Ahmad Sheikh son of Gulam Mohammad Sheikh of Batwara.

Police have taken cognisance of the incident and investigation has been initiated.(KNO)