Militants killed in Kulgam test COVID-19 positive: Police

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SRINAGAR — Two militants killed in Kulgam encounter yesterday have tested positive posthumously, police said.

Police on Sunday said that during medico-legal formalities, the samples of two slain militants in Arreh area of Kulgam were taken and sent for COVID-19 test. “The test reports were received from CD Hospital Srinagar and both the killed militants were confirmed as Coronavirus positive.”

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A police spokesperson said that since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of people from inherent risk of contracting the infection, the burial of the killed militants is carried out at designated places. Medico-legal formalities are strictly followed in respect of such killed militants which includes post-mortem, DNA and COVID-19 tests.

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Police spokesperson said that the dead bodies of the said militants shall be carried through protective care ambulance and buried strictly as per COVID-19 protocol at Baramulla.

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