Body recovered in Sopore buried in Baramulla

Srinagar, May 9: Body of an unidentified person recovered yesterday from a nallah in Sopore was buried at Gantmullah area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
As a part of normal procedure, DNA samples have been taken and sent to FSL, sources said.
The body was recovered with magazine pouch from a nallah at Mal Ganipora area of Sopore.
Sources said that a GPS, a matrix sheet, a map and two AK-magazines (60 rounds) were recovered from the body.
SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal said that so far no family approached police and apparently it seems that the body is that of a militant.
Asked whether the body is that of a foreigner or a local, SSP said that it is a matter of investigation.
Meanwhile, the body was buried at Gantmullah late last night, where normally foreigners are buried. (GNS)