Kupwara Encounter: ‘Suspected Militant Killed’

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

An unidentified suspected militant was killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The suspected was killed in a gun battle with forces in Sheikhpura area of Lalpora, an army official was quoted as having said on Wednesday.

He said the operation was in progress when reports last came in.

Forces launched a massive search operation in Sheikhpura village yesterday following a brief exchange of firing with the militants.

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