SRINAGAR The body of a 20-year-old college student was recovered on Tuesday near an encounter site in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, where a militant and an Army officer were killed a day ago, police said.
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 and an unidentified militant were killed, while another officer and two soldiers were injured in an encounter between the government forces and the ultras in Achabal area on Monday, the official added. (PTI)
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