North Kashmir: Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Handwara

Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the security forces launched an operation against militants in Ananwan village of Kralgund at 5 a.m.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 22 2017 10:28AM | Updated Date: Oct 22 2017 10:28AM
North Kashmir: Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in HandwaraNorth Kashmir: Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Handwara

A militant was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday, army said.

Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the security forces launched an operation against militants in Ananwan village of Kralgund at 5 a.m.

"One militant has been killed and a weapon has been recovered in the operation which is still ongoing," Kalia added.

The identity of the slain militant is being ascertained, he said. (With IANS inputs)

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