An army official said that acting on a tip off, a Naka was laid by army’s 7 sector at Sagipora today late evening.

In the meantime, a car was signalled to stop, the militants traveling in it fired upon the naka party, the officer said adding that the fire was retaliated resulting into the killing of one militant.

The officer said that the body of the militant has been recovered along with arms and ammunition.

Sources identified the slain militant as Naseer Teli, who joined Tehreek Ul Mujahideen outfit last month

In wake of the killing, authorities decided to impose restrictions in parts of Sopore tomorrow. (GNS)