Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

jammu and kashmir encounterjammu and kashmir encounterIn the ensuing gunfight, a militant was killed, the official said. (Representational image: IE)

A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Hanjipora area of Shopian district following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces personnel, drawing retaliation. In the ensuing gunfight, a militant was killed, the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant were yet to be ascertained.

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The operation was underway till last reports came in, the official added.

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