Srinagar, Jun 29: An unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight at forest area of Kachama in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night.
Official sources said that a group of militants and army’s search party had a stand-off late Thursday night at the upper belt of Kachama forests known as Tunga Top.
The exchange of firing continued intermittently till pre-dawn hours Friday, they said.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar also confirmed the stand-off and killing of the militant. (GNS)