Non-local labourer’s body retrieved from Jhelum in Pulwama

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SRINAGAR — Body of a 25-year-old non-local labourer, drowned in river Jhelum on Wednesday evening, was retrieved this afternoon in Kakapora area of Pulwama district.

A police official said that the youth had fallen into the water body at around eight in the evening yesterday.

Efforts were launched by SDRF alongside locals to rescue the youth, however the body could only be retrieved this afternoon, he said.

Identifying the deceased as one Zeeshan Ahmad (25) son of Ayoub Shah, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, a brick kiln worker, the official further said that body has been taken into custody for medico-legal formalities.

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