A militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight between government forces and militants at Kreeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Earlier a gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces in the area.
Reports said that Army’s 29 RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Athoora area of Kreeri.
As the forces intensified the searches, the militants opened fire on them triggering off a gunfight, they said.
The encounter is still going on as the exchange of fire between another militant and forces continues.