One militant killed in encounter in J&K

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Anantnag: One militant was killed during an exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces at Verinag in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

The slain militant has been identified as Iqbal Ahmad of Anantnag’s Dooru area.

Acting on reliable inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area, security personnel carried a search and cordon operation. During the search operation, militants fired upon the security forces which triggered a gunfight.

While one militant was killed, some are still holed up in the area.

Meanwhile, the mobile internet has been suspended in the area to avoid any law and order situation.
Intermittent firing is going on as the operation is still underway.

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