BARAMULLA: A local LeT militant has been killed in an encounter with security forces Karhama Kunzer area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
An official told that the gunfight broke out in the area after forces launched a cordon and search operation.
“As forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering an encounter,” he said. In the ensuing operation, one militant was killed who has been identified as Abid Wani S/O Mohd Rafiq Wani R/O Yarhol Babapora Kulgam.
Kashmir Police Zone in a tweet informed, “#BaramullaEncounterUpdate: Killed militant identified as Abid Wani S/O Mohd Rafiq Wani R/O Yarhol Babapora Kulgam, linked with proscribed #terror outfit LeT. Incriminating materials, 01 AK 47 rifle recovered”.