Youth’s body recovered from encounter site in J&K’s Anantnag


SRINAGAR: The body of a 20-year-old college student was recovered on Tuesday near an encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, where a terrorist was killed and an Army officer was martyred a day ago.

Nasir Ahmad Mir’s body bore bullet wounds and was recovered near the encounter site in Achabal area in the morning, an official said.

The body of Mir, a resident of Checki Achabal, was taken into custody by the police and sent for post-mortem, the official said.

Major Ketan Sharma was martyred and a terrorist was killed, while another officer and two jawans were injured in an encounter between the security forces and the terrorists in Achabal area on Monday, the official added. (AGENCIES)

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