Kishtawar cloudburst: Body of one among 19 missing persons recovered
Kishtwar: 70 days after the cloud burst incident the dead body of one of the 19 missing persons has been recovered from Kishtwar area. The deceased was an employee of wildlife department, officials said Tuesday.
They said that police received information that body of a man was lying one km ahead Donagrari Anathnalla River.
Later the body was recovered and identified as that of Bashir Ahmed (45) son of Rustam Ali Tantray of Hounzer Anathnalla Dachhan. He was employee of wild life department and was working as guard and was missing during cloud burst at Hounzer Dachhan on intervening night of 27 and 28 July.
“Body has been shifted to PHC Dachhan for postmortem and other legal formalities,” a police official said.
While seven persons were killed, eight women among 19 persons went missing following the cloudburst and subsequent flash floods in the remote village on 27 and 28 July intervening night. (GNS)