Security forces and Jammu and Kashmir Police killed one militant on friday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district . The militant is suspected to be a member of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
The militant’s body was recovered from the gunfight area in Gandole village of Kokernag area where the militants were hiding. The police said , “Firing has now stopped, but a search operation is ongoing. Identity of the victim is being ascertained”.
“As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the ongoing gunfight,” said police sources.
The security forces also seized a huge quantity of ammunition and incriminating material from the site of encounter. The militant was reportedly involved in several attacks on security forces and civilians in the area.
Earlier on Thursday, a forest guard was killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district my militants.
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