Srinagar: A militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces in Khur village in Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district on Monday morning.
An official told GMK that, one militant has been killed so far, while as the identity of a slain militant was being ascertained.
Earlier reports said that on a tip off about the presence of militants, a joint team of Army’s 34RR (Rashtriya Rifles), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation in Khur village in Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district on Monday morning.
Meanwhile authorities have suspended internet services in area l, as a precautionary measure in wake of this encounter.
Meanwhile, the operation was still underway in the area, when this report was filled.