Srinagar, September 11: Body of a militant was recovered late last night from Check Kawoosa after four days of searches following a brief gunfight in the Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
A senior police officer told GNS that the body was recovered from a Nala (Waterbody) in which the militant had jumped after suffering bullet injury in his neck during the brief gunfight on September 07.
The encounter had ensued after a joint team of police, 02 RR of army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation amid inputs about the presence of militants.
Since then the searches were continuing and the body was recovered late last night.
As per the sources, the Slain militant has been identified as Aqib lone resident of Aglar, Shopian and believed to be affiliated with JeM.