Sopore: Body of Falak Jaan, who drowned along with her brother in the river Jhelum on May 27 at Sopore, was recovered on Monday.
A senior police official said some residents spotted her body floating near Upper Ashpeer area of the river. They informed the police, which rushed to the spot and fished out the body, he said.
Falak drowned about three days ago. Her brother, also a minor, drowned while trying to save her. His body was recovered on the second day.
The search operation jointly carried out by police and the navy was suspended after the boy’s body was recovered.
The body of Falak was later handed over to her family. Her funeral prayer was held at the Main Chowk, Sopore. Hundreds of people took part in it before she was laid to rest.