Militant killed in ongoing south Kashmir gunfight


A militant was killed in an ongoing encounter at Bidoora, Aknigam village of Achabal in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday morning.

An official said that a militant was killed in the operation at Bidoora, Aknigam area of Achabal.

The searches are on to retrieve the body from the site, he said.

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, said an official.

Meanwhile, mobile internet service was suspended in Anantnag district.


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