Will go for DNA to ascertain militant identity: Police

Will go for DNA to ascertain militant identity: Police

Srinagar, June 21 : IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar Sunday said that the identity of the slain militants who were killed in a gunfight at Zoonimar area of Srinagar district is yet to be ascertained.

Addressing a press conference IGP Kashmir said, “We had inputs that Hilal was one among the three militants killed in the gunfight but another family has also made a claim for the body so we are going for the DNA to ascertain the identity.

 Another official also said that the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.

Earlier there were reports that a PhD scholar who disappeared while trekking in Naranag was one among the three militants killed in a gunfight. 

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