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Uttar Pradesh: National-level boxer drowns in canal, body recovered

Sharma's family said he was a national-level boxer and would have participated in a tournament in Allahabad on July 20. 

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Muzaffarnagar [ Published on: July 12, 2018 9:55 IST ]

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A national-level boxer drowned in the Ganga canal in Muzaffarnagar district on Sunday, police said today. 

Abhishek Sharma, 21, had come to Khatoli town from Muzaffarnagar to take a bath but drowned in the canal. His body was recovered last evening after a search by divers, they said. 

Sharma's family said he was a national-level boxer and would have participated in a tournament in Allahabad on July 20. 

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