Police on Friday said that a blood riddled body of a militant was recovered near the encounter site in Lolab.
Militants and government forces exchanged firing yesterday in Putshai village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
The body was not identified however it is believed that the body was of a militant who was holed up last evening during the encounter.
Forces had to suspend the operation last evening due to massive stone pelting by locals.
Soon after recovering of the body, locals started protesting. The protests were going on when the reports last came in.
2015 Kashmir Despatch