Body of Kashmiri engineer killed in Uttarakhand glacier burst reaches home

Zargar, who was working at the Rishi Ganga power project, was among at least 150 workers washed away by the massive breach in the Nanda Devi glacier in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand last Sunday.
Body of Kashmiri engineer killed in Uttarakhand glacier burst reaches home
File Photo of Basharat Zargar/Twitter

The dead body of Basharat Ahmad Zargar, the Kashmiri engineer who died in Uttarakhand glacier burst, reached his home in Elahi Bagh area of Soura Srinagar on Sunday morning, reports said.

Zargar, who was working at the Rishi Ganga power project, was among at least 150 workers washed away by the massive breach in the Nanda Devi glacier in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand last Sunday. His body was found by rescuers on Friday.

News agency GNS reported that Zargar's body was brought home by his relatives this morning.

The family had on Friday appealed the divisional administration in Kashmir to help them bring the body home for last rites even as the authorities had asked the family to personally get in touch with the concerned officials.

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