Militant killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight: police

The identity of the slain militant was not immediately known.
An army vehicle leaves encounter site after the gunfight in south Kashmir. [Representational picture]
An army vehicle leaves encounter site after the gunfight in south Kashmir. [Representational picture]File/ Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar May 10: Police on Tuesday claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in an ongoing gunfight in Kreeri Dooru area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

"AnantnagEncounterUpdate: 01 #terrorist killed. Operation in progress. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

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