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Norwegian skier`s body found in Gulmarg

Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar. | April 21, 2008 19:02 IST

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The body of a Norwegian skier, who went missing from the famous Gulmarg ski resort in north Kashmir in January, was recovered by the authorities from under the melting snow late Monday afternoon .

Francisca Rogne, who had arrived in Gulmarg on January 8 and checked in at a local hotel, had moved out for skiing with her gear the same day, but never returned.

A massive search was launched immediately after her disappearance, but no trace was found.On Monday  her body was recovered from a mountain stream in Gulmarg.

Her body will be sent for an autopsy before it is returned to the family in Norway.