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Body of 19-year-old retrieved day after he jumped into Jhelum in Srinagar

Jhelum view in Srinagar. [FPK Photo/ Amir Bin Rafi]

Srinagar: Body of a 19-year-old youth, who jumped in river Jhelum near Rajbagh area of Srinagar last evening, was retrieved Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that body of Momin Bhat, son of Gulam Ahmad Bhat of Budgam was retrieved from Jhelum today afternoon.

He said that he had jumped in Jhelum last evening, following which a search operation was launched, however, it was later called off due darkness.

“Body was shifted to a nearby hospital and will be handed over to family after legal formalities,” the official said.

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