Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed by government forces during a gunfight on Saturday in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.
The operation is currently underway, they said.
Earlier acting on a specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in Reban area of Sopore, forces launched a cordon and search operation, police said.
As the forces were conducting the searches, they said, the militants opened fire upon them.
The forces retaliated, triggering a gunfight, sources said, adding that the gun fight was going on when last reports came in.