Heavy snowfall in the Valley is attracting hundreds of tourists from various parts of the country and abroad. Skiiers are flocking to the slopes of Gulmarg, considered one of the best skiing destinations in the world.
“The encounter ended in the afternoon and one foreign militant, Abu Baker, was killed in the operation. He was active in the (north Kashmir) area since 2009 and was around 25 or 26 years old,’’ said an official.
According to information, two or three militants attacked a group of Indian Reserve Police personnel deployed near the Deputy Commissioner’s Office and Police Lines and opened fire on the police personnel.