One militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight

A gunfight broke out in Jammu and Kashmir\'s Bandipora district on Thursday between security forces and separatist guerrillas.

Published: 22nd September 2016 09:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2016 10:52 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

SRINAGAR: One militant was killed on Thursday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, the police said.

The militant was killed in Aragam Chitti Bandi village. 

"The operation is still going on," the police said. 

Security forces had surrounded the village on specific information about the presence of militants on early Thursday morning.

After the area was cordoned off, militants fired upon the security forces personnel triggering the gunfight.

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