Srinagar: LeT commander Uzair Khan has been killed and his body retrieved from the forested area at Kokernag in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district where an encounter between terrorists and security forces was raging on since last Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday.
"Uzair Khan has been killed and his body has been retrieved," Additional Director General of Police, Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar told reporters.
Meanwhile, the body of missing soldier Sepoy Pradeep Singh was found on Monday evening from the encounter spot. Singh, of the 19 Rashtriya Rifles, hailed from Punjab's Patiala.
"He had gone missing during the operation that claimed the lives of three security officers including a colonel and a major of the Army and a DSP of the Jammu and Kashmir Police," an official said.