KV Correspondent

Militant killed in Handwara gunfight

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Handwara: A militant has been killed in an encounter with government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara districton Sunday morning.

“Acting on a specfic information a joint team of army’s 9 Para a Nd SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in Hajin area of Kralgund today at around 5:00 am“, a senior police officer told GNS.

As the joint team intensified the searches, the hiding militants opened fired triggering off an encounter, he said.

In the gunfight, a Pakistani militant has been killed and his identity is being ascertained, the officer said.

KV Correspondent

Kashmir Correspondent cover all daily updates for the newspaper

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *