Bandipora military Op: Another militant killed, toll 2

Armed forces patrol near a military operation site in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Bandipora: Another militant has been killed taking the toll to two in an ongoing operation in the upper belt of Brar-Aragam area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday, officials said.

The officials said that one more militant has been killed amid searches taking the toll to 02. “However, the identity of both the slain militants is yet to be ascertained, ” they said.

Earlier, the operation broke out shortly after joint armed forces including the army’s 13RR, CRPF and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off the area following inputs about the presence of militants.

Earlier, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said, ‘two recently infiltrated Pakistani militants of LeT who escaped from the recent operation on Wednesday in Salinder forest area were tracked down. They have been trapped today at Brar Bandipora’.

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