January 13, 2020

Militant killed in Chadoora gunfight

Search operation on, say officials

Budgam:  An unidentified militant as killed in an encounter at Behrampora area of Chadoora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district which was on till this report was filed.

A senior police officer told wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that acting on a tip off, security forces launched a siege at Chadoora where inputs suggested that militants were hiding in a brick-kiln.

“After zeroing in on a brick-kiln, the hiding militants opened indiscriminate fire triggering off an encounter. After heavy exchange of firing, one militant was killed. His identity was being ascertained,” the police officer told KNO. He said that searches were on at the encounter site. (KNO)

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