Police on Thursday said that a body of one active militant was recovered from the orchards in Bijbehara area of District Anantnag while another injured militant was arrested by a joint team of Police and security forces from the area.
A police spokesman in a statement identified the killed militant as Adil Dass from Waghama Bijbehara.
“Body of the killed militant has been handed over to the family members after completion of the medico-legal formalities,” the spokesman said.
“Moreover the injured militant has been identified as Arif Hussain Bhat of Fathepora Larkipora Anantnag. He has been taken into custody and admitted to hospital where he is being administered medical treatment,” he said.
“Police has registered a case in this regard. Further investigation in the matter is going on,” said the spokesman.