Jammu and Kashmir: Another militant killed in Baramulla encounter, toll mounts to 4
Srinagar: Security forces shot dead one more militant in an ongoing operation in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, taking the toll to four, officials said.
The encounter had erupted in the wee hours on Thursday at Malwan village of Baramulla and the operation is still underway.
On Thursday, three militants including top most militant of Lashkar-e-Toiba, Yousuf Kantroo was killed in the gun battle.
Four Army men including an officer and a Policeman were also wounded during the gun battle.
"#BaramullaEncounterUpdate:Another #terrorist killed (Total 04). #Operation in progress. Further details shall follow," a police tweet said.
The operation was launched by police and Army following a specific information generated by Budgam police.
Police said one more militant is still inside the cordoned area.
(With UNI inputs)