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Militant Killed in Gunfight in J&K”s Tral

In Nation, News
June 26, 2019

A militant was killed on Wednesday morning in a gunfight with the security forces in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir”s Pulwama district.

A Defence Ministry statement said: “A terrorist has been killed in Branpathri forest area encounter today. Arms and ammunition have been recovered. The operation is still going on”.

Police sources said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Branpathri forest area of Tral tehsil following information about the presence of a group of militants there. “Hiding militants opened fire at the security forces after the cordon around them was tightened,” sources said.