Militant killed in Awantipora gunfight: police

Quoting a top police officer, news agency GNS reported that the slain JeM militant has been identified as Sameer Ahmad Tantray, a local from Bargam Awantipora.
Militant killed in Awantipora gunfight: police
Security forces on standby at an encounter site. [Photo for representational purpose only].Mubashir Khan/GK File

Srinagar Dec 13: A local militant reportedly of the Jaish outfit was killed in a gunfight with security forces at Baragam area of Awantipora area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday morning.

"AwantiporaEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified terrorist killed. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

Quoting a top police officer, news agency GNS reported that the slain JeM militant has been identified as Sameer Ahmad Tantray, a local from Bargam Awantipora.

He had joined JeM outfit on 2nd November of this year and was under C- category, the officer added.

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