Militant killed in gunfight with security forces in Kupwara

An unidentified militant has been killed in an encounter with security forces in the forest of North Kashmir`s frontier district of Kupwara, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Srinagar: An unidentified militant has
been killed in an encounter with security forces in the forest
of North Kashmir`s frontier district of Kupwara, a police
spokesman said on Saturday.

The militant was killed during a gunfight with
security forces, who had launched a search operation at
Phrooltib Gali in Kandi forest of Kupwara, 120 kms from here,
last evening, the spokesman said.

The spokesman said the militant could not be
identified and his outfit affiliation was also not known yet.

One AK 47 rifle, four magazines, one pouch and 52
rounds were recovered the possession of the slain militant, he
added.

PTI

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