Srinagar, Aug 3: A militant has been killed in an encounter with government forces at Kanelwan area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday late evening.
“Army’s 3 RR, SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Kanelwan Bijbehara after militants attacked a patrol party”, a police officer told news agency GNS.
The officer said that the joint team after intensified the combing operation at Kanelwan, the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off a gunfight, he said, adding that in the incident, a militant was killed.
The officer said that the identity of the militant is being ascertained and the searches in the area is still going on. GNS