Kupwara encounter: One militant killed

Kupwara encounter: One militant killed
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Srinagar, June 29: A militant was killed  in an ongoing operation in the forest area of Kachama in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.

A senior army officer told GNS that a militant body has been recovered by the search party this morning along with an AK-rifle at Tunga Top- the upper belt of Kachama forests.

The officer said that the search operation in the area is still ongoing to trace out the other members of the group.

Earlier, sources had said that the group of militants and army’s 10 JAK search party had a stand-off late last night at Tunga Top forests.

The exchange of firing continued intermittently till pre-dawn hours today, they said.