One militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in encounter with security forces

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said Friday. Security forces launched an operation based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists in Pohrupeth in Handwara area Thursday evening, a police official said.

Press Trust of India November 02, 2018 10:34:27 IST
One militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in encounter with security forces

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said Friday.

Security forces launched an operation based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists in Pohrupeth in Handwara area Thursday evening, a police official said.

He said during the search operation, the militant fired on the search party, which was retaliated by security forces. "In the ensuing encounter which ended late Thursday night,  one militant was neutralised," he added.

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