Three youths drowned in Lower Jhelum Canal in the Jhaal Chakian Police precincts here on Saturday.

Police sources said that 20-year-old Muhammad Asif, a resident of Liaquat Colony along with his friends was taking bath in the Lower Jhelum Canal at Chak 70/NB. In the meanwhile they went into deep water and drowned. Rescue 1122 fished out the body.

Separately, Akhtar (12) and Bilal (9) of Hyderabad Town also drowned in the canal. Rescuers and villagers were searching for them.