JUNE: A militant was killed on Saturday in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Likhdipora in the south Kashmir district following specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
As the forces were searching the area, the hiding militants fired upon them.
The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, in which a militant was killed, the official said.
He said the identity and group affiliation of the militant is being ascertained.
The operation is going on, the official added.