MUZAFFARABAD – Pakistan Army on Thursday received body of an eight-year-old boy who was drowned in river in Pakistan side of Kashmir and found from Indian side

Abid Shaikh was drowned in a river in the Azad Kashmir on his way to school. Later, his body was fished out across the Line of Control (LOC) from the river in Indian Administered Kashmir on July 8.

Reports say the boy had drowned in Neelum River in Minimarg area of Gilgit-Baltistan in and his body was recovered in Kishenganga River (Name of Neelum River on India side) in Gurez valley.

Following father’s appeal, the Indian army handed over the body to Pakistan army at Bandipora.

Bandipora Deputy Commissioner Shahbaz Mirza said that army officials gave back the body at 2 pm on Thursday.