Kashmir: At least one militant killed in Kulgam encounter
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IBNS): At least one militant has been shot dead by security forces in a brief encounter, which took place in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning.
According to reports, the encounter took place at the Tantraypora village of the aforementioned district.
"We laid siege after having inputs about the presence of militants in the area. When our team reached the spot, the militants opened fire on the party, ensuing a brief gunfight," police officer said.
The officer added that one militant has been killed so far and the operation is still on in the area to eliminate any more threats.
This encounter comes a day after a policeman was killed by militants on the Srinagar Jammu National Highway on Friday evening.
(Reporting by Saleem Iqbal Qadri)
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