Srinagar: One militant has been killed in an ongoing military operation in Hokarsar area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, Global News Service (GNS) reported that one militant has been killed so far in the ongoing encounter. However Indentity of the militant couldn’t be established as of now.
The officer further said that the operation was suspended due to darkness as there is always chance of collateral damage. The cordon around the place where militants were hiding was strengthened so that there is no chance for militants to escape.
Yesterday, a joint team of Police, army’s 02 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Hokarsar area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight. (GNS)