Unidentified militant killed in Kashmir encounter

Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 22:09

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was on Thursday
killed in an encounter with security forces in a forest in
north Kashmir`s Kupwara district, police said.

The militant was killed when security forces laid a siege
around forest area of Tangwari-Warson after receiving
information about the presence of militants there.

A police spokesman said the operation was jointly
carried by the police and the Army.

"The advance party was fired upon, which was retaliated,
thus triggering an encounter," the spokesman said.

He said, so far, one unidentified militant has been
killed in the gun battle.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 22:09

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