Militant Killed in Encounter in Kashmir's Uri Sector

Published: 26th August 2015 02:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th August 2015 02:39 PM   |  A+A-


SRINAGAR: An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control in Uri area of North Kashmir's Baramulla district today.

The exchange of fire started at around 7 AM after security forces launched a search operation in Qazinag Dhar area of Uri sector following information about presence of militants there, an army official said. So far, one unidentified militant has been killed in the operation, which was going on till last reports came in, the official said.

He said one AK-47 rifle also has been recovered from the scene of the gunbattle.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp