Mentally challenged elderly man's body fished out from river after a week in Handwara

Mir had been missing from his home for nearly a week now, officials said.
Mentally challenged elderly man's body fished out from river after a week in Handwara
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Kupwara, Aug 4: Body of an elderly mentally challenged man was recovered from river Puhroo in Lokipora Kralgund in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday nearly a week after he went missing, officials said.

Quoting the officials, news agency GNS reported that body of 75-year-old Ghulam Ahmad Mir alias Amm Darvesh, a resident of Bunpora Langate Handwara was fished out from the river this morning.

Mir had been missing from his home for nearly a week now, officials said.

The body has been lifted from the site and taken to District Hospital Handwara for medical examination, they further said.

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