Militant killed as gunfight rages on in Nowgam

SRINAGAR — An Unidentified militant has been killed on Wednesday in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Nowgam area of Centre Kashmir’s Srinagar district, police said.

A senior police officer told GNS that an Unidentified militant has need killed in an ongoing encounter.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told GNS that militants of LeT oufit are trapped in the ongoing encounter and involved in recent killing of Sarpanch Sameer Bhat.

Earlier on a specific input generated by JK Police, the joint team of Police launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering off a gunfight.

Pertinently a LeT militant was killed in Charsoo area of Awantipora of Pulwama district.

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