Kashmir

Charred body beyond recognition recovered from Kupwara forests

Srinagar: An unidentified body of a youth was recovered from a mountain in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday morning.

Official sources told that some shepherd spotted the charred body at Khazan Mati – the top side of Kralpora forests and informed the concerned police accordingly.

A police officer while confirming the incident and said that a team was rushed immediately to the spot and recovered the body.

“The charred body is about 22-years old but is beyond the recognition and authorities were conducting all legal medico formalities including the postmortem and DNA tests to ascertain his identity,” the officer said.

A case under relevant sections of law has also been registered and further investigations was taken up, the officer added.

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