Navy’s MARCOS commandos, SDRF, River police on job

JK News Today

Srinagar, Mar 01: Search operation to retrieve the body of a 55-year-old man who jumped in the river Jhelum near Srinagar’s Safa Kadal area yesterday continues for 2nd consecutive day even as Indian Navy’s MARCOS commandos have been roped in, officials said on Friday.

An official told that Nazir Ahmed Matoo (55) of Eidgah jumped in the river Jhelum near Safa Kadal yesterday.

He said that soon after a search was launched to rescue him but it didn’t fructify and the operation was called off in the evening.

“Today morning the search was resumed with MARCOS commandos joining the operation. SDRF and River police are also assisting them, but the body is yet to be retrieved,” he said.