Body of Kupwara boy recovered from Jhelum in Sgr

Body of Kupwara boy recovered from Jhelum in Sgr

The body of an 11th standard student, who jumped from river Jhelum at Cement Kadal here in Noorbagh four days ago, was retrieved on Tuesday morning.

Official sources told a local news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) the body of a 17-year-old youth identified as Saqib Ahmad Ahanger, son of Abdul Kalam Ahanger was retrieved today by River police at cement Kadal in Noorbagh area.

An 11th standard student from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district died by suicide on 25 June evening by jumping into river Jhelum at cement Kadal in Noorbagh area here.

Saqib, who was living as paying guest here in Kawdara area, had also shot a video before taking the extreme step wherein he sought forgiveness from his parents.

The video has also went viral on social media platforms.

Meanwhile, the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities—(KNO)


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