Four youth drowned while taking bath in River Jhelum here on Tuesday. The body of one of the accused was recovered and search for the three others is in progress.

Police said that four teenagers were taking bath in River Jhelum in Megga Kadehi area of Sargodha to beat the scorching heat when they went into deep water and drowned.

Rescue divers, families and relatives of the drowned youth were taking part in the operation for the recovery of the bodies.

Body of one youth have been fished out while search for three others is continued till filing of this report.