The Aripal encounter that had been launched by Govt Forces during wee hours has ended while Forces have failed to recover any body of the militant.

A large number of youth set fire crackers in air after the news spread that no body of any militant has been retrieved from the encounter site.

Reports said that the militant managed to escape after he pumped a volley of bullets into the neck of a trooper Mahesh leaving him critically injured, a fact admitted by a police official who said that said trooper is battling for life at 92 Base Army hospital Sgr.

Latest reports said that Forces left the area without recovering the body of any militant.