Srinagar: Dead body of an unidentified militant who was injured in a gunfight with government forces at Hajin Yesterday was handed over to the locals on Tuesday, sources said.
According to locals three militants were trapped in Hajin yesterday after forces launched search operation and one of them had received bullet injuries but had managed to escape.
Local sources told Kashmir Reader that Hajin residents in Bandipora district early today attended the funeral prayers for an unidentified militant who had escaped the gunfight after receiving bullet injuries yesterday.
They said the dead body of the said militant was brought by militants and kept near a local graveyard for burial, where from locals picked him up in the morning.
Sources said that many gunshots were heard in the night, suggesting gun salute for the fallen militant.