One militant killed, in Naugam encounter that started last night

Srinagar, Jun 16: One militant has been killed in an ongoing overnight encounter at Wagoora area of Nowgam in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar on Wednesday.

The encounter had ensued after a team of police and CRPF was fired upon during a cordon-and-search operation launched in the area amid specific information about the presence of the militants.

“One militant has been killed in the ongoing gunfight,” a tweet by the Jammu and Kashmir police said. However, the identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.

Notably, police sources had said that two militants are reported to be trapped in the cordon.

Meanwhile, search operation in the area is going on.


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