Srinagar: An unidentified militant was Monday killed in a gunfight with government forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
Forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Samboora late last night following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.
The search party of forces was fired upon by militants triggering a gunbattle, the official said. One militant was killed in the encounter, he said adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra was being ascertained.
According to news agency ANI, the militant who was killed in the encounter was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba’s (LeT).