Srinagar: A militant has been killed in north Kashmir’s Sopore village on Tuesday.
Official sources said that an encounter between militants and government forces broke out in Tarzoo village of apple town after forces laid a siege last night.
Local sources said that heavy exchange of fire took place between two sides during which one rebel was killed.
Police sources said that cordon was laid late last evening and a militant was killed early today. Sources identified the slain rebel as Abu Umar Khetab, a Pakistani national.