Millitant Killed in Kupwara: Police

KL Report

SRINAGAR

A militant was killed in a gunfight between state police’s Special Operation Group and Indian Army’s 18 Rashtriya Rifles in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

As per police sources, on a specific input about the presence of a group of militants in a village of Lolab Valley of the district, police’s SOG and RR laid a siege and asked them to surrender. “But the group of militants hiding in Zab forest area near Afan village opened fire”, he said.

He further said that in the initial exchange of fire a militant was killed and he believes more militants are trapped in the forest.

 

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