Srinagar: The dead body of a militant was recovered from the area hours after militants attacked and killed a police officer near Zakura of Srinagar on Friday, police said.
A police official told Kashmir Reader that body of Mugees Ahmad Mir was recovered from a nearby orchard.
“Mugees was a resident of Parimpora area of Srinagar who was injured in retaliatory police fire near Zakura,” he said adding “later during the search operation his body was found lying in an orchard.”
Meanwhile, protests erupted in Parimpora area soon after the news about the killing of Mugees.
Earlier, a police official of sub-inspector (SI) rank identified as Imran Tak was killed while as a police Special Police Officer (SPO) was injured after militants opened fire on a police party in Zakura area of Srinagar.