Srinagar: One militant has been killed in an ongoing overnight encounter at Turkwagam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.
A top police officer said that one militant has been killed as the body can be seen from a distance.
However identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained as gunfight is still underway, the officer added.
Earlier on Thrusday evening reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwagam.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)