Body of an elderly mentally challenged man was recovered from river Puhroo in Lokipora Kralgund in Handwara on Wednesday morning, officials said.
They identified the deceased as one 75-year-old Ghulam Ahmad Mir alias Amm Darvesh, a resident of Bunpora Langate Handwara.
He had gone missing from his home for nearly a week now, they told GNS.
The body has been lifted from the site and taken to District Hospital Handwara for medical examination, they further said. (GNS)