Pakistani militant killed in encounter in Kashmir

Written by August 7, 2017 11:08

Srinagar, Aug 7: A Pakistani militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Samboora late last night following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

The search party of forces was fired upon by militants triggering a gunbattle, the official said.

One militant was killed in the encounter, he said adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra was being ascertained.