Militant killed by security forces in Kupwara

  • PTI, Srinagar
  • Updated: Dec 18, 2014 17:22 IST

An encounter broke out on Thursday between militants and security forces in Kupwara district of Kashmir, police said. According to TV reports one militant was killed in the encounter.

The security forces launched an operation in Bazpora area of Kupwara this morning following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

The ultras opened firing on the security forces positions triggering a gunbattle after the latter retaliated, the official said, adding so far, there were no reports of casualty on either side.

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