Pakistan terrorist's body recovered from Khanmoh encounter site

BJP leader escapes militant attack unhurt in Jammu-Kashmir; personal security officer injured

The Pakistani militant was identified as Abu Hammas.

The slain duo before getting trapped fired upon the PSOs of BJP based political activist Dr Anwar Khan while the latter was visiting Arsh institute at Khonmoh area in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Till now, the police have recovered two bodies of militants and are conducting investigations in order to ascertain their identities.

A day after two terrorists were killed in a counter-insurgency operation in Khanmoh area near Srinagar, the body of a third terrorist was found at the encounter site on Saturday.

Reports said that while the people were protesting and pelting stones, government forces continued to clear the debris at the site of any explosives and later left the place.

The clashes were going on in the area when this report was filed.

The injured policeman was rushed to a hospital, where his condition was stated to be stable, the official said.

The Joint team on Thursday evening razed to rubble four residential houses where militants had taken shelter at Balhama after they attacked the police party guarding the BJP leader, they had said.

According to Kashmir Media Service, people staged forceful demonstrations in Pulwama town, Tral, Nawdal, Awantipora, Aghanzipora and other areas of Pulwama district against the killing of the youth. The doctors attending on Ahmed said he received a minor injury in the shootout and is out of danger.

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