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JeM militant's body recovered in Jammu and Kashmir

The body of a terrorist belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad was found by the police from south Kashmir's Pulwama district today.

Published: 16th December 2017 10:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th December 2017 12:11 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: The body of a militant belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was found by the police from south Kashmir's Pulwama district today.

Acting on a tip-off, the body was recovered from the Tral area of the district, a police official said.

He added that the slain  militant, apparently a foreign national, was killed in an explosion which took place while explosives were being assembled in a hideout.

The identity of the slain militant was being ascertained, the official said.

Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said the slain militant belonged to the JeM and that he was killed in an explosion while an improvised explosive device (IED) was being fabricated in a hideout.

"While fabricating IED in a hideout near Handura Aripal Tral explosion took place in which one terrorist of reportedly JEM died whose body has been recovered by J&K Police/SF (security forces) (sic)," he wrote on Twitter.

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