The body of a man, who was in the e-rikshaw that fell the river Jhelum near Lasjan bridge, was retrieved on Monday after three days.

Srinagar based news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) quoted officials as saying that after hectic efforts, the body was recovered today by rescuers.

He identified the deceased as Mukhtar Ahmad Sheikh of Srinagar’s Batmaloo.

On Saturday, e-rickshaw fell in the Jhelum near Lasjan bridge, following which a search and rescue operation was launches.