Militant killed in north Kashmir’s Uri: Police

Srinagar

A militant was killed in an ongoing encounter at Bujthalan area of Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning, police said.

Taking to social networking site Twitter, Police wrote, “01 #terrorist killed. #Arms & ammunition recovered. Identity & #affiliation being ascertained.”

Earlier, a joint team of forces laid a siege in the area following specific information about the presence of some militants early morning.

As the searches were intensified in the area, the militants fired upon the forces party triggering off an encounter in which one militant was killed, said an official.

He said that identification and affiliation of the slain militant is being ascertained.

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