Militant killed in ongoing military operation in Budgam: Police

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Budgam: A militant has been killed in a military operation against militants in Manchowa area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday.

Official sources said that one militant has been killed so far. However the identity of the slain militant couldn’t be established as of now.

As per the sources, the slain militant is believed to be newly recruited, one AK-47 and a pistol have been recovered from his possession, they said.

Earlier, the operation began after a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Monchuwa.

As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering the operation.

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