A local militant affliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit was killed in an overnight gunfight with government forces in Binner area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday.
A senior police officer told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), that a local militant was killed after forces had laid seige around Binner area during late evening hours on Saturday.
The officer further said that as the joint team of police and army moved towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants started firing on the forces, which was retaliated triggering off a gunfight.
Pertinently, a Jaish militant was also killed on Saturday in a separately gunfight in Wanigam area of Baramulla. (GNS)