Militant killed in encounter in Baramulla

Team Udayavani, Sep 11, 2019, 1:10 PM IST

Srinagar: A militant was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The militant was killed in a brief encounter in Sopore township of the north Kashmir district, a police official said.

He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant is awaited.

The encounter broke out when security forces, on specific information, launched a search and cordon operation in the town to flush out hiding militants, the official said.

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