Militant killed in an encounter in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district

The ultra was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Sheikhpura area of Lalpora.

By: PTI | Sri Nagar | Updated: April 6, 2016 10:18 am

An unidetified militant was killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The ultra was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Sheikhpura area of Lalpora, 100 kms from Srinagar , an army official said on.

He said the operation was in progress when reports last came in.

Security forces launched a massive search operation in Sheikhpura village yesterday following a brief exchange of firing with the militants.

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