J&K

Encounter Breaks Out In Baramulla, One Militant Killed, Operation On

One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter between militants and the security forces in Saloosa area of Kreeri of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.

Official sources told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS) that, one militant has been killed in the ongoing operation, however his identity couldn’t be ascertained yet.

This is the second gunfight in Baramulla district this week. Earlier, three militants, two Army troopers, two Central Reserve Police Force troopers, and a Special Police Officer of J-K police were killed by militants.

A joint team of Police, Army’s 52RR and 176BN of CRPF launched cordon and search Operation in the Saloosa. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party triggering off an encounter.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)

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