Srinagar: Locals on Saturday recovered the body of a militant from a Eidgah area in Tral township in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The body was recovered by locals this morning when people were coming out from mosques, an eyewitness said, adding, police immediately reached at the spot and took the body into their custody.
A plain letter was also attached with the body which read that the deceased was a non-local Jaish-e-Muhammad militant. “He was killed when an IED went off accidentally in some forest area. Kindly bury him at the earliest,” read the letter.
DGP S P Vaid said that the Pakistani militant died while preparing the explosive material in Handura Tral.
“While fabricating IED in a hideout near Handura Aripal Tral explosion took place in which one militant of reportedly JEM died whose body has been recovered by J&K Police/ SF,” tweeted DGP.