Srinagar: One Hizbul Mujahideen militant has been in killed in an ongoing encounter in Larnoo area of Cherri in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Quoting unnamed officials, Global News Service (GNS) reported that one Hizb militant has been killed while operation continues. One AK-47 rifle was also recovered. However, the identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.
Pertinently, 183 militants have been killed so far this year in the Valley.
Earlier, a joint team of Police and Army’s 19 RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Larnoo. As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight. GNS