Militant killed in Baramulla shootout


A militant has been killed in a brief shootout at Shutloo area of Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday afternoon.

A police officer told newsagency GNS that a joint team of 32 RR and SOG intercepted the militants following specific information during a naka at Shutlu village of Rafiabad.

After being intercepted, the exchange of firing took place between the militants and the forces, he said.

“In the exchange of gunfight, one militant was killed so far and searches in the area are still ongoing,” newsagency GNS quoted an official as saying.


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