Kashmir: Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Uri

Unconfirmed reports said that three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Sep 24 2017 9:42AM | Updated Date: Sep 24 2017 9:46AM
Kashmir: Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in UriKashmir: Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Uri

A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight with government forces in Kalghi area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday, police said.

Unconfirmed reports said that three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

An official said that forces cordoned off the area after receiving inputs about the presence of militants.

“As they reached the suspected spot, the militants opened fire,” he said, adding that the forces retaliated.

“During search op, #terrorists opened fire.  Villagers entrapped in gun battle rescued. 1 terrorist killed so far. Operation is still on.”