Srinagar: The two slain terrorists on Sunday turned positive for COVID-19 police said.
Police in statement said, Apropos to our earlier press note regarding the killing of two terrorists in an encounter at village Arreh area of Kulgam, it is further informed that while carrying out the medico-legal formalities the samples of the killed terrorists 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.
Pertinently, since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of people from inherent risk of contracting the infection, the burial of the killed terrorists is carried out at designated places. 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