Jammu and Kashmir: One militant killed in encounter
Srinagar: One militant has been killed in ongoing Sopore encounter while another gun battle is underway at Pulwama in south Kashmir, officials said.
They said the gun battle erupted at Tulibal area of Sopore township in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district during an anti militancy operation following an input about the presence of militants.
"As the joint teams of forces cordoned the suspected spots, the hiding terrorists opened fire, triggering gunfight during which an unidentified militant was killed," a security official told UNI.
“01 terrorist killed. Operation in progress. Further details shall follow”, a police tweet said.
Another gun battle is underway in Tujjan area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
“Police said the security forces were on the job. Further details shall follow”, police said.