Body of drowned man put to rest in Zakho after two years


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SULAIMANI — The body of a man in Zakho will be put to rest two years after his death on Wednesday, an NRT reporter said on Monday (December 6).

Mehvan Avdel, a student in Zakho’s Police College drowned in the Khabur River in June 2019.

A relative told NRT Avdel disappeared after going for a swim in the Khabur and was only found ten months later. The body could not be recognized and was sent to forensics, the NRT reporter said.

A DNA test on Sunday proved the body was Avdel’s.

(NRT Digital Media)