While extracting sand from river Jhelum at Shilvat , Bandipora sand miners found a body of a person on Monday ,morning. A police statement said.
Police reached on the spot and the body was identified as Idress Hussain Bhat son of Ghulam Hussain Bhat resident of Indra Nagar, Srinagar as per the identity card, found from the body.
Meanwhile, Two boys namely Abdul Qayoom Sheikh son of Asadullah Sheikh and Mohammad Altaf Sheikh son of Mohammad Maqbool residents of Checki-Pohru, were drowned in river Jhelum at Baghi Shakoor Shah, Nawgam Srinagar.
In another incident Ashiq Husain Ganie age about 12 years son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Lalpora, Kupwara was drowned while taking bath in a water reservoir at Rethnag, Kupwara, in Lalpora. The body was fished out and handed over his relatives for last rites.
In another similar incident, the 7 years old Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Hassan resident of Tangchek was drowned in a water reservoir at Tangchek, Kupwara, in Sogam. The body was later fished out and handed over his relatives for last