Middle-aged man ends life

Srinagar: A middle aged man allegedly committed suicide by jumping into river Jhelum in Safa Kadal locality of the Old City here.

Abdul Hamid Bhat, 50, son of Ghulam Mohammad of Latter Masjid jumped into river Jhelum at Safa Kadal here this afternoon, a police official said. He said the body of the middle-aged man was later retrieved from Chattabal area of the city.

The body, the official said was later handed to the family for last rites.