Gunfight rages in Bla village, 1 militant killed : 4th encounter in J&K in past 96 hours


Baramulla: An unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight at Karhama Kunzer area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district during wee hours on Saturday.

An official told KNO that the gunfight broke out in the area after forces launched a cordon and search operation.

“As forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering an encounter,” he said.

In the ensuing operation, one militant whose identity is being ascertained,was killed, the official added.

The search operation was going on when this report was filed .

This is the fourth gunfight in J&K in the past 96 hours.

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