One militant dead in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Hajin

The forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Shakurdin this morning following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

Published: 01st March 2018 08:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2018 09:48 AM   |  A+A-

File Photo of Army personnel frisk a man near the site of gun-battle between the security forces personnel and militants at Karan Nagar in Srinagar. | PTI

By PTI

SRINAGAR: A militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in Hajin area of Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

  Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Shakurdin this morning following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire towards security forces.

A militant has been killed in the operation.

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