Jammu & Kashmir

Woman jumps into Jhelum in Srinagar, body recovered

The body of the woman from Shopian being put inside the Ambulance in Srinagar to ferry the corpse to her native place in Nayad Gund on February 4, 2023. [FPK Photo/ Amir Bin Rafi]

Srinagar: A woman from south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday jumped into the river Jhelum near Amira-Kadal Bridge in Srinagar.

Reports said that following the incident, a rescue team immediately rushed to the spot and launched searches. Later a team of river police and SDRF jointly recovered the body.

A river police officer identified the body as Marifa Jan, 25, wife of Amir Ahmad Hajam, a resident of Nayad Gund Shopian.

Meanwhile, police have taken cognizance of the incident and further investigation is going on. (KDC)


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