Srinagar: Police on Sunday said that the militants killed on Saturday in a gunfight in Kulgam were tested positive for Coronavirus.
A police spokesperson, in a statement issued, said that while carrying out the medico-legal formalities the samples of the duo killed militants were taken and sent for COVID-19 test. “Today, the test reports were received from CD Hospital, Srinagar and both the killed terrorists were confirmed as Coronavirus positive,” the spokesperson added.
“Medico-legal formalities are strictly followed in respect of such killed terrorists which includes post-mortem, DNA and Covid-19 tests. The dead bodies of the said killed terrorists shall be carried through protective care ambulance and buried strictly as per Covid-19 protocol at Baramulla,” said the police spokesperson.