SRINAGAR: The body of a boy was fished out on Thursday after he drowned in Jhelum river in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Body of drowned boy fished out from Jhelum in Uri

An official said that the body of Moomin Javed (10)son of Javed Chalkoo resident of  Salikote Uri was fished out at around 1 pm after the rescue operation was resumed today morning.

“We had to call off the rescue operation late last night as couldn’t trace the body. At around 6:30 am today the rescue operation was resumed and after strenuous efforts by the divers the body was fished out,” he said.

He said that the body will be handed over to his family after medico-legal formalities.


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