Militant killed in ongoing military Op in Awantipora, says police

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in Kashmir.[FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Awantipora: A militant has been killed in an ongoing military operation in south Kashmir’s Awantipora area, police said on Monday.

Police officials said that an unidentified militant has been killed in the ongoing operation in Nambal village of Awantipora hamlet in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. However, the identification of the slain is yet to be ascertained.

Officials said that a joint team of Police, Army, and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

Earlier, as the joint team of armed forces approached the suspected spot, the police said that militants fired upon them which were retaliated triggering the operation.


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