Tribune News Service
Srinagar, July 4
A militant was killed in an encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
They said a gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Arrah area in the afternoon after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following an input about militants’ presence.
“As the security forces approached the suspected area, the hiding militants opened fire which was retaliated, triggering an encounter. A militant has been killed so far,” a police officer said, adding that the operation is going on.