Body of shepherd recovered from river Jhelum in Bandipora
Srinagar: Nearly a week after drowning in river Jhelum, the dead body of a shepherd was recovered on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
They said that Nazir Ahmad Cheechi, 20, son of Mohammad Yousaf Cheechi, a resident of Panaar Bandipora drowned in river Jhelum while washing his face.
A rescue operation was launched however the drowned boy couldn’t be found immediately, they said, adding that after nearly a week into the incident the body was spotted near Seer Jagir area and accordingly retrieved.
The body was handed to the family for last rites, they further said. (GNS)