Anantnag: A militant was killed after an encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir on Wednesday morning, said police sources..
Gunfight started after forces challenged militants in Bevoora-Hadigam village of Dachnipora belt of Bijbehara, said a police official.
The slain militant has been identified as Basit Rasool Dar of Marhama Sangam area of Anantnag district.
Basit was a B Tech student of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) before joining militant ranks four months ago and a son of a banker, said a local source.
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