Militant killed in an encounter in South Kashmir

Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 19:37

Srinagar: A militant was killed in an
encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of South
Kashmir on Monday.

The militants opened fire on security personnel, who had
launched a search operation at Ighboz village in Rajpora,
after getting specific information about the presence of
ultras, official sources said.

A militant identified as Javiad Ahmad alias "Zubair" was
killed in retaliatory firing, while another militant was
believed to be hiding in the village, they said.

Reinforcements have been rushed to the area, the sources
said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 19:37

comments powered by Disqus