One militant killed in encounter near Srinagar

Atleast one Jaish-e-Mohammad militant was killed on Thursday when security forces after a fierce gunbattle blew up two residential houses where three ultras were holed up in Malroo locality on the outskirts of Srinagar city.

india Updated: Oct 25, 2010 08:21 IST
PTI

Atleast one Jaish-e-Mohammad militant was killed on Thursday when security forces after a fierce gunbattle blew up two residential houses where three ultras were holed up in Malroo locality on the outskirts of Srinagar city.

Security forces fired mortar shells at the buildings, razing the structures to ground, officials said. Police said combing operations were underway.

First Published: Oct 21, 2010 19:26 IST