Srinagar: Body of Basharat Ahmad Zargar, a resident of Soura Srinagar, who was working as civil engineer with a private company at the Rishi Ganga power project in Uttarakhand, has been found, GNS reported on Friday.
Basharat had gone missing after the glacier burst on February 7 in Uttarakhand and his body has now been recovered.
“His relations have expressed their desire to carry the body to Srinagar for last rites,” officials told GNS.
Earlier reports said that at least 14 people have been killed and over 170 are still missing after a part of a glacier burst in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday, triggering an avalanche and massive flash floods in the Alaknanda river system that washed away hydroelectric stations and five bridges.
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