South Kashmir: Militant killed in Tral gunfight

A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight in Chopan Mohallah in Seer area of Tral in south Kashmir''s Pulwama district on Monday.
South Kashmir: Militant killed in Tral gunfight

A Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight in Chopan Mohallah in Seer area of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday.

"A joint team of 42RR, SOG Tral and CRPF cordoned off the Chopan Mohalla area of Tral following a specific input about the presence of some militants," a police officer told GNS.

As the joint team of forces intensified the searches, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering off an encounter.

The militant reportedly identified as Adil Chopan has been killed, said the officer, adding that the operation is going on.

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