Attempting selfie, tourist drowns in Beas river in HP

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Mandi (HP), Dec 18 (PTI) A 25-year-old tourist from Uttar Pradesh drowned in Beas river here while taking a selfie on Friday, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Chand Mohammad of UP's Agra district, Mandi Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said.

The SP said a group of seven tourists from UP had gone to Manali and stopped over at Banala while returning. Mohammad accidentally slipped into the Beas river while taking a selfie there, she added.

Personnel from Aut police station are trying to locate the body along with a team of rafters and divers, she added. PTI CORR DJI HDA