Srinagar: One Militant was killed in an encounter between the government forces and militants Tuesday, while as 9 forces personnel sustained injuries in the gunfight.
The encounter started early morning in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Unconfirmed reports said that 3 army soldiers who were injured in the gunfight succumbed to their injuries at army hospital.
As reported earlier, after specific information about the presence of militants in a residential house, army and Special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off Parray Mohalla Hajin.
The hiding militants opened firing on forces indiscriminately triggering an encounter.
An official said, one militant and 3 army men got killed in the encounter and 6 sustained injuries including Commandant of 45BN CRPF and a civilian.
According to reports the militant killed in the encounter was top LeT Commander identified as Abu Haris.
The operation was on when reports last came in.