A militant was killed in a gunfight with the counter insurgent forces in Bugam area of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday morning.

An official said the body of a militant was recovered along with arms and ammunition from the encounter site.

He said the identity of the slain militant is being ascertained.

The gunfight broke out after a joint team of Army’s 53RR and SOG Budgam launched a cordon and search operation in Bugam area late last night.

Meanwhile, authorities blocked the mobile Internet service in Budgam district soon after the gunfight broke out early morning.


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