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Militant killed in encounter in Kashmir's Baramulla district

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday, police said.

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Srinagar Published on: August 22, 2020 12:54 IST
Militant killed in encounter in Kashmir's Baramulla district
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Militant killed in encounter in Kashmir's Baramulla district

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Check-i-Saloosa area of Kreeri in north Kashmir's Baramulla district this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants, a police official said.

Militants fired at the forces as they were conducting searches in the area. The security forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter in which one militant killed.

His identity and group affiliation is being ascertained, the police official said.

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