Militant killed in J&K encounter

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 20:42

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Baramulla district of North Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

An encounter took place at Tarzoo village of Sopore, 55 kms from here, resulting in the death of an unidentified militant, a police spokesman said.

He said the gunfight took place when police assisted by the security forces launched a search operation in the village following specific information about presence of militants.
The hiding ultras opened fire in an attempt to break the cordon and in the ensuing gunbattle, a militant was killed, he said, adding his identity and group affiliation was awaited as the operation was on till late in the evening.

PTI




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