Srinagar, Jun 12: Body of a 16-year-old girl, who drowned in Kishenganga Hydroelectric Project Dam on Monday afternoon, was fished out on Tuesday morning.
Official sources said that the girl, identified as Rubeena, allegedly slipped and fell into the waterbody while she was walking along the dam at Gurez in Bandipora on Monday afternoon.
They said after hectic efforts by marine commandoes, the body of the girl was fished out and handed over to her relatives for last rites. “Rubeena was reported to be missing from a site near the dam since Monday afternoon,” they said.
Police have registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident, they added.