Pulwama Encounter: Militant killed overnight, operation on

Srinagar, July 02: One militant has been killed in an overnight ongoing encounter at Rajpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

Official sources said that one militant has been killed in the ongoing encounter. However identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.

Earlier One army soldier was also killed in the initial exchange of firing, they said.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and army’s 44RR had launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight. gns

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