Central Kashmir: Militant Killed In Chadoora Gunfight

SRINAGAR — A militant was killed in a gunfight with state forces in Bugam area of Chadoora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam District on Sunday.

State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Bugam area of Budgam district in central Kashmir Sunday morning following specific inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them..

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which one militant was killed, the official said.

He said the body has been recovered along with arms and ammunition, adding the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant was being ascertained.

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