Tragedy strikes a family in Batla House.
Batla House resident Mohammed Shadat met with a freak accident today at Yamuna. It is understood that the 16-year-old boy accidentally slipped into the river as he was searching for the money that he had dropped from his pocket most probably, said police.
As word spread with the incident being reported at 3:15 pm, rescue operation was carried out to fish out his body but it could not be found and operations are still on.
It was a local who had informed police about the incident.
Following which search operations were launched.