Militant killed in gongoing gunfight in Bandipora village

A militant was killed in an ongoing encounter between suspected militants and government forces in Aragam village of Bandipora in north Kashmir on Thursday, army said.

An army officer said that the encounter erupted after forces cordoned off a house located in the forests in Chapran Gujjarpatti of Aragam village.

He said few militants are suspected to be hiding in the house. ‘One of the militants has so far been killed in the operation,” he said, adding the firing is going on between the two sides.


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