Srinagar, July 12: One militant was killed on Thursday during an ongoing operation by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
The unidentified militant was brought down in the Sadu Ganga forest area during an encounter with the army, according to media reports.
Jammu & Kashmir: One terrorist killed during an ongoing operation by security forces in Kupwara, weapons and warlike stores recovered.
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An AK-47 rifle, other weapons and warlike stores recovered from the site.
In the same gunfight, an army commander was killed and another wounded on Wednesday.
Marytred commando was identified as Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed and another soldier injured during an ongoing encounter in Sadu Ganga forest area of Kupwara.
The operation was launched in the forest area on July 10 following the presence of several militants there.