Unidentified militant neutralized in Pulwama encounter

SRINAGAR — An unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight at Arihal area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday, an official said.

A senior police officer, while confirming the same to the news agency GNS, said that a militant has been killed, whose identity is yet to be ascertained.

Earlier, a joint team of police and the army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team of forces zeroed in towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired on the joint team, which was retaliated, therefore triggering a gunfight.

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