Militant killed in Pulwama encounter

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: A militant has been killed in a fierce gun-battle with the joint team of Special Operations Group (SOG) of police and army in a village in Kakpora area of this south Kashmir district.

Talib Ahmad Shah of Kakpora, a local militant was killed in an encounter that erupted after teams of SOG and army’s 50 RR laid a siege around Astan Mohalla village of Kakpora here this afternoon, officials told Kashmir Reader.

The officials said that two more militants were believed to be trapped in the besieged area, where exchange of gunfire was going on. Further details emerging