Civilian missing from Kangan found dead in canal

Srinagar: A civilian youth missing since the past three weeks was found dead in a power canal in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Saturday, police said.

An official said that the body of Shakeel Ahmad Awan (24) was recovered from power canal of Upper Sindh project, barely three miles from his home at Panzin.

He was reported missing from July 10.

The official said that the body of Awan was found floating around 10 am today by the locals.

The body was kept in sub district hospital Kangan for identification and later the parents of the deceased identified it.


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