RAJOURI — The body of a militant has been recovered from a river in Daddal village of Sunderbani area in Rajouri district after which it has been taken into possession by government forces.
Officials said that the body of the militant was seen floating over Daddal rivulet by locals who informed police after which police and army rushed to the spot to fish out the body.
“Locals informed that body of a man is floating on the river and he is wearing combat dress,” officials said. “The body was fished out and was found to be of one of the militants who had got injured in the gunfight in Daddar forest of Sunderbani area recently and died later on.”
They said that the militant was wearing a combat dress similar to that of his other two associates, while bullets were also recovered from his pockets. “Searches in the area have been resumed,” they said.
Pertinently, a gunfight broke out between government forces and militants after nine days of searches in Daddal forest area of Sunderbani in Rajouri district in which two militants got killed while two army personnel who got injured also succumbed to injuries later on.