Militant killed in encounter in J-K’s Anantnag

Militant killed in encounter in J-K’s Anantnag

A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, the military said.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation within the Larnoo area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir within the morning following inputs about the presence of militants there, a military official said.
He said the search operation became a gunfight after the militants fired upon the search team, drawing retaliation.
In the exchange of fireside , one militant was killed, the official said.
An AK rifle was seized from the encounter site, the official added.
The operation is on, he said. PTI


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