A 56- year-old woman jumped into river Jehlum near Cement bridge in Kashmir capital Srinagar.
An official told a local news agency, Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a elderly woman (56) (name withheld), wife of Ghulam Ahmad, a resident of Khulmulla Nagbal area of Ganderbal district jumped into river Jehlum around 7 am near cement bride at Noorbagh here.
He said that the body of the woman was fished out within two hours by sand extractors along with river police near the Shalteng area of the city.
A Police official told KDC that it was not immediately known as to what prompted the woman to take such an extreme step. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and police have launched further investigations in this regard, he added.
Recently, a youth from Palapora Eidgah ended his life by jumping into the river Jehlum from the same bridge. (KDC)