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Security forces kill unidentified militant in Srinagar

The Jammu & Kashmir police said they began a search operation based on specific input about the presence of militants in the area, which then turned into an encounter.

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Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Harwan area of the city, police said on Sunday.

The encounter took place in the early hours of Sunday, they said.

The police said the encounter broke out after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Harwan following specific input about the presence of militants in the area.

They said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant was being ascertained.


Also read: Security forces kill 2 unidentified militants in J&K’s Kulgam district


 

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