J&K: Militant killed in Kupwara encounter

Srinagar, Oct 22: Security forces killed one militant on Sunday  in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, a top defence official said.

Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia stated the security forces launched search  operation against terrorists in Handwara area at 5 a.m.

“One terrorist has been killed and a weapon has been recovered in the operation which is still ongoing,” Kalia further  added.

Security forces recovered Grenade, rifle and Pakistani currency notes from the deceased terrorist.

Wefornews  Bureau 

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