Srinagar, June 22: Body of a 19-year-old teenager from Srinagar who drowned in River Sindh near Rayil Kangan last evening has been retrieved, official said on Tuesday.
They said that youth’s body was found at Fraw Haknar, at some distance from place of his drowning.
Police and administration, helped by locals, had started a massive search operation for the youth.
The police while confirming that the teenager identified as Salim Khan (19) of 90-feet road Pandach Srinagar drowned in the river last evening have said that the circumstance leading to the incident were still unclear and part of the investigation.
“As of now, we cannot say whether he drowned while taking a bath or there is some other reason. It is being investigated,” SSP Ganderbal Suhail Munawar Mir said. gns