Jammu & Kashmir

Body of man who jumped into Jhelum recovered after 16 days

A view of a houseboat in river Jehlum during a hot summer day in Srinagar. [FPK Photo/ Amir Bin Rafi]

Srinagar: Body of a man, who had jumped in river Jhelum on February 29, was recovered on Saturday morning near Shalteng area of Srinagar, officials said.

An official said that the body of Nazir Ahmed Matoo, son of Ali Mohd Matoo, of Srinagar’s Eidgah was recovered from river Jhelum near Shalteng bridge.

He said that Matoo had jumped in the Jehlum near Safa Kadal bridge on February 29.

The body has been shifted to a hospital and will be handed over to family after medico-legal formalities.(KNO)

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