Kulgam: A militant was killed in South Kashmir’s Kulgam village on Sunday.
Police said that based on specific input about the presence of militant in village Sursano Kulgam, a cordon and search operation was launched by Kulgam Police and soldiers from 34 Rashtriya Rifles.
During the search operation, the militants hiding in the orchids started firing indiscriminately upon the security forces, which was retaliated leading to an encounter.
In the ensuing encounter, one militant was killed whose identity is yet to be ascertained. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the dead body. All the recovered material has been taken into case records for further investigation.
In this connection an FIR vide number 46/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Yaripora and investigation has been initiated. (KNT)