Bandipora: Police on Thursday claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in a forest area of this north Kashmir district.
The encounter started in late afternoon in Shogbaba area near Arin village after government forces laid a siege and started cordon and search operation.
A senior police official told Kashmir reader that the a militant has been killed in the encounter and is most probably of the foreign origin while as the body is still lying at the encounter spot and is still to be recovered,
“Operation is still on and might prolong for the whole night as there is possibility of other militants trapped in it” a police official told Kashmir Reader.
Sources also told that two army men received minor injuries in the operation.
The Kashmir police zone also tweeted that “a militant has been killed so far. Identity is yet to be ascertained. Search continues. Information is preliminary in nature”.