DODA: A woman and his daughter were drowned in a local rivulet in Doda district on Saturday, police said.

 “A woman, identified as Sameena Begum (41), wife of late Mohammad Hussain, resident of Bhatholi, Doda along with her daughter Zaira Banoo drowned today,” said an official.

He added that the woman and her daughter slipped while crossing river Chilly at Bhatholi area of Gandoh and were washed away by strong water current. Locals and police rushed to the spot and fished out the body of the woman and her daughter.