Militant killed in Kupwara gunfight: Army

A militant died in an encounter with army in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir last night, said an army official.

He said that Lohar Mohalla near Ziyarat Sharief in Dardpora village was cordoned off by army’s 28 RR late Friday following specific inputs about the presence of two to three militants.
The militants hiding inside tried to break the cordon by firing indiscriminately, he said.
This trigerred a gunfight in which one unidentified militant has been killed so far, said the official.

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