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57-yr-old woman found dead in power canal in Ganderbal, probe launched

power canal in Gund area of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district

Ganderbal: A woman was found dead in a power canal in Gund area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday, officials said.

An official said that the body was spotted by some locals, who informed the police, following which team reached to the spot.

He said that the body was later retrieved from the canal and taken to Trauma hospital Kangan for medico-legal formalities. She has been identified as Haseena Begum, 57, wife of Farooq Ahmad of Haknar Gund.

“A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been initiated in this regard,” the official said. (KNO)

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