PULWAMA — A militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight between government forces and militants in Ghat Mohalla Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, KNO reported that one unidentified militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.
Police said that the militants turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.
Earlier an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) on the specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering off a gunfight.
Meanwhile, internet services have been snapped in police district Pulwama. (KNO)