Srinagar: A decomposed body of a person was found in a village in the Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday evening.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that some passersby spotted the body in Barsoo village and informed the police about it.

He said that soon after a police team reached the spot and shifted the body to a nearby health facility for medico-legal formalities.

He added that the body has been kept in a mortuary till its identification is done while further investigation has been taken up—(KNO)