A woman along her two daughters drowned in River Chenab and her husband was rescued here on Tuesday.

The incident occurred when four members of a family including Mohammad Riaz, a resident of village Kalowal, his wife and two daughters were crossing the river near village Jungle Galotran.

Suddenly they slipped off and fell into the deep water. Resultantly Riaz’s wife Nasreen and daughters - eight-year-old Aneela and nine-year-old Samina drowned. However, locals rescued Riaz. Later bodies of the woman and her daughters were fished out from the river.