Body of 3-yr-old girl retrieved from Jehlum in Anantnag

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Srinagar: A body of a 3-year old girl has been recovered from river Jehlum near Khanabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday afternoon.

After spotting a body floating on the river near Khanabal, locals had informed police about it. However, police team rushed to the spot and retrieved the body from the Jehlum, reports said

Soon after being informed a police team rushed to the spot and retrieved the body from the Jehlum, they said.

A police officer also confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Nusrat Jan (3) daughter of Abdul Wahid Bajad, a resident of Mir Danter village.

The officer said that the girl was missing since May 3. The body has been taken to District Hospital Anantnag for medico-legal formalities including the postmortem.

The girl died apparently due to drowning, however, the actual cause of death will be ascertained once the postmortem report will come, he said. (GNS)

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