The Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday said that an unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with police and security forces at Chankhan, Sopore.
“On a specific information, Sopore police along with 52 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Sofi Hamam, Chankhan,” a statement from the JKP department said.
“During the searches, militant fired upon the joint search party triggering an encounter. One unidentified militant was killed in the encounter that lasted this afternoon,” it said.
One AK rifle, 3 Magazines, 89 rounds of AK ammunition, a UBGL, 03 UBGL grenades and a Hand Grenade was recovered from the slain militant, the statement added.