Anantnag, May 12: A body of a 3-year old girl was recovered from river Jhelum near Khanabal area of Anantnag district on Sunday afternoon.
The locals spotted body floating in the river near Khanabal and accordingly informed police about it.
Soon after being informed a police team rushed to the spot and retrieved the body from the Jhelum.
A police officer also confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Nusrat Jan (3) daughter of Abdul Wahid Bajad, a resident of Mir Danter village.
The officer said that the girl was missing since May 2. The body has been taken to District Hospital Anantnag for medico-legal formalities.
The girl died apparently due to drowning, however, the actual cause of death will be ascertained once the postmortem report will come, he said.