Mathura, Oct 2 (PTI) Two youths drowned in the Yamuna river near Laxmi temple in Belvan in the Mant area today, police said.

The incident occurred when Neeraj (22) and Bohta (19), both residents of Jahangirpur village, were crossing the river with their buffaloes, they said.

The body of Bohta was fished out by the villagers while the search was on for Neeraj’s body, police said.

The duo had gone to graze their buffaloes, they added.

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