Body of a 16-year-old girl was retrieved from river Jehlum in Dachi village of north Kashmir’s Uri Wednesday morning.
Reports said that some locals spotted the body floating in Jehlum and informed the concerned police station immediately.
A police team reached the spot and retrieved the body. Confirming it a police officer said that the body has been taken to a nearby hospital for medico-legal formalities.
The deceased girl was identified as Rubeena Bano (16) daughter of Mohammad Anwar Shah, a resident of Dachi village.
Reports said that girl was grazing the cattle on Tuesday near Jehlum when she drowned.