Body of Sheeri teenager recovered

Baramulla: The body of a teenager, who had drowned in river Jhelum last week, was recovered this morning by police from Gantamulla area of this north Kashmir district.

Body of Umer Farooq, son of Farooq Ahmad Baba of Sheeri was spotted by locals of Gantumulla in river Jhelum early this morning, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. The locals instantly informed the police who reached the spot and retrieved the body from the river. Later it was handed to the family for final rites.

16-year-old Umer was bathing along with his friends in river Jhelum on Saturday last when the river current took him away.