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J-K: Militant, army jawan killed in encoutner at Uri

An encounter broke out between the army and militants near the Line of Control in Uri sector of north Kashmir on Friday, with a militant who got killed in the operation, an army official said.

india Updated: Jul 03, 2015 14:39 IST

An encounter broke out between the army and militants near the Line of Control in Uri sector of north Kashmir on Friday, with a militant who got killed in the operation, an army official said.

The encounter began this morning in Bonyar area in Baramulla district after the army launched an operation following inputs about the presence of three to four militants in the area, the official said.

He said that as the army zeroed in on the hiding militants, they fired upon the forces and in the ensuing gun battle, one militant was reportedly killed while an army jawan was injured.

The body of the killed militant has not been recovered yet, the official said, adding, the operation is underway. He said that it was not immediately known if it was an infiltration bid and added that the details will be known once the operation concludes.