Body of a elderly woman on Saturday was recovered from Nallah Madhumati in Kaloosa area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a female body was found at Nallah Madhumati in Kaloosa area by locals following which they informed the police.
He said that a team of police reached the spot and retrieved the body from the Nallah and was shifted to the district hospital Bandipora for medico-legal formalities.
The official identified the body as Noora Begum (81), wife of Ab Gaffar Ganie from Sonerwani, Bandipora. The body was later handed over to legal heirs for last rites after conducting the legal-medico formalities, the official said.
Police have initiated inquest proceedings to investigate the incident further and determine the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death, he added