SRINAGAR — An unidentified militant has been killed on Wednesday in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Nowgam area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district, police said.
A senior police officer told GNS that an unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told GNS that militants of Lashkar-i-Toiba (LeT) oufit are trapped in the ongoing encounter and involved in recent killing of Sarpanch Sameer Bhat.
Earlier on a specific input generated by J-K Police, the joint team of police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
Pertinently, a LeT militant was killed in Charsoo area of Awantipora in Pulwama district.