Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam: police

Identity of the slain being established: official
Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam: police
Three to four militants are believed to be trapped in the encounter. [Photo for representational purpose only]File

A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in Aharbal area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday, police said.

A police official said that the gunfight broke out after the police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Aharbal area following inputs about the presence of militants.

One militant has been killed in the gunfight so far. “The operation is in progress,” said a police spokesman on Twitter. “The identity of the slain militant was being established.”

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