Srinagar: The body of a man was Thursday found over a month after he went missing when an avalanche hit Chak Nallah area of Gurez on 15 February this year.
The body of Javid Ahmad Lone, son of Abdul Aziz Lone of Dangithal village in Tulail was recovered from Kishen Ganga river near Markoot village today morning.
An official told that police and medical team has reached the spot after locals informed them.
Javid had gone missing after an avalanche hit Chak Nallah area of Gurez on 15 February burying him alive.
Later, the administration launched a massive search and rescue operation to trace the missing person but even after persistent efforts, they failed to trace him.
Administration had also roped in a special SDRF team to trace Javid’s body but they too failed and on 26 February the rescue operation was called off. (KNO)