A body of a woman from Leh was recovered by officials in Pakistan in an area near to Line of Control opposite to north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Saturday.
The woman’s body would be handed over by the Pakistan army to their Indian counterparts in the Karnah sector, the officials said.
The woman has been identified as Khair-un-Nissa daughter of Mohammad Ibrahim of Turtuk Leh.
She had drowned near her residence on August 26 this year, the officials said. She was identified through pictures shared by the Pakistani officials to concerned quarters here, they added.
A police officer said that the body is being handed over to Indian Army by Pakistani rangers near Karnah today. (GNS)