Budgam gunfight: One militant killed, search operation continues
Budgam, Jan 07: One militant has been killed in the ongoing gunfight between government forces and militants in Zalowa area of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said Friday.
A police official said that an unidentified militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as the operation is still going on in the area.
Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight.