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Body of civilian found near Achabal encounter site

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Srinagar: Body of a civilian was found near encounter site at Bidoora, Aknigam area of Achabal in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

Local residents told GNS that body of Nasir Ahmad Mir (23) son of Fayaz Ahmad Mir of Check Achabal was found by people adjacent to the encounter site at Bidoora this morning.

Police reached the spot and took the body for postmortem and other legal formalities.

Nasir, according to locals was Ist year student of Degree College Anantnag.

Yesterday one militant body was recovered by joint team of army and SOG to conclude the encounter which saw killing of an army major and injuries to three other soldiers.

Meanwhile, as soon as the news about Nasir’s spread in the area, shops and other business establishments shut while transport was off the roads. (GNS)

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