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Body of a missing soldier fished out from Jhelum

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Baramulla: The body of a missing soldier, who had slipped to death into river Jhelum five days ago, was fished out Wednesday at Boniyar Dam in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Official sources said that as per Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) recording, the missing soldier had left his weapon and personal mobile phone on the banks of river Jhelum and went across.
They said that after continuous search after five days of search, the body of missing solider was recovered at Boniyar dam. The deceased has been identified as Afsar Singh son of Surendra Singh, a resident of Bikna village in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh with service number 3312984w was deployed with army battalion 05 Jatt.
Senior Superintendent of police (SSP), Baramulla, Abdul Qayoom also confirmed that the body of missing soldier has been recovered after five days at Boniyar, Uri.
Meanwhile, a police party reached the spot and took the custody of the body for carrying out legal formalities,” he said. (KNO)

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