Militant killed in Handwara: police

Baramullah:  Police on Monday claimed that an unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Wadora Bala area of Rajwar, Handwara, in Kupwara district.
Handwara superintendent of police Gulam Jeelani Wani said a team of army’s 21 RR battalion and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off the Wadora Bala here in Rajwar area on Monday afternoon after being informed about the presence of militants there. In the ensuing gunfight, the unidentified militant was killed, he said. He said the search operation was  still on.