Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Kulgam


KULGAM — A militant has been killed in an encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Tazipora Mohanpora village of Kulgam district.

An official said that a joint team of forces including 9 RR, 18 BN CRPF and SOG Kulgam launched search operation after having specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

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“On intensifying search operation towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which triggered an encounter,” he said.

“During the exchange of fire, one militant has been killed who identification is being ascertained while as search operation is underway,” he said.

Meanwhile, mobile internet services have been snapped in Kulgam district as a precautionary measure.

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