SRINAGAR (KIMS) — A militant, affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit was killed in an encounter between government forces and militants at Karhama Kunzer in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district on Saturday.
Reports said a joint team of government forces including Indian Army, J&K Police and CRPF had launched Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) at Karhama Kunzer in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district following the inputs about presence of militants in the area.
They said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
In the encounter, one militant affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit was killed and he has been identified as Abid Wani, Son of Mohd Rafiq Wani, a resident of Yarhol Babapora, Kulgam.
Incriminating materials and an AK 47 Rifle was recovered from the site of encounter. — (KIMS)