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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

Militant killed in J-K’s Budgam encounter

The gunfight started after the militants fired at the security forces who were carrying out a search and cordon operation in Bugam village of Chadoora area.

india Updated: Jun 30, 2019 10:10 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
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One militant was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district
One militant was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district(ANI Photo)
         

A militant was Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Bugam area of Budgam district in central Kashmir Sunday morning following specific inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them..

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which one militant was killed, the official said.

He said the body has been recovered along with arms and ammunition, adding the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra was being ascertained

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)