Awantipora Encounter: One militant killed, searches on

Srinagar: One militant was killed in an ongoing operation with government forces in Meej Pampore area of Anwatipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.

A senior Police officer told GNS that one militant has been killed in the operation. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.

Earlier, according a joint team of Police, Army’s 50RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Meej Pampore.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter. (GNS)

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