Body of unidentified boy retrieved from Kishenganga

Body of unidentified boy retrieved from Kishenganga

Body of an unidentified boy was retrieved from Kishenganga River in Gurez Valley of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Tuesday.

An official said the body was spotted by locals. He said theidentity of the boy was being ascertained.

Reports circulating on social media however said the boy wasfrom Minimarg Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan-administered-Kashmir), who had gonemissing from his home on July 8.

A post on Facebook read the boy had gone missing nearMinimarg in Gilgit-Baltistan on July 8 at around 11 am.

A police official said they were verifying veracity of thesocial media posts. "There is a possibility that the boy is from the other sideas we don't have any missing report registered in any Police Station in Gurez,"he said.

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