Missing minor boy’s body fished out from stagnant water body in Shalteng


SRINAGAR: In a heart wrenching incident, the body of a missing three-year-old boy from Shalteng in the outskirts of Srinagar was recovered late Friday evening from a stagnant water body behind his house.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Salim Sofi (3), son of Bilal Ahmad Sofi of Ghalib Abad Lane No. 1 in Shalteng, went missing from his home at around 3: 00PM on Friday.

He said that the family members and people living in the area started searching the boy in the entire locality but could not trace him.

The official said that as soon as the matter was reported to Parimpora Police Station, a team was deputed to trace out the missing boy. He said that a rescue operation was launched after the body was spotted in a stagnant water body behind the house of the minor boy.

The official said that the operation was launched with the help of Fire & Emergency department and the body of minor boy was fished out from the stagnant water body.


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