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J&K: At least one militant killed in Baramulla encounter

An exchange of fire broke out between the security personnel and the militants in Boniyar area of Baramulla district. Body of a terrorist was recovered on conclusion of the operation.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 22, 2019 11:21:33 am
Indian Army arrests youth in Jammu after he fails to prove identity An exchange of fire broke out between the security personnel and the terrorists in Boniyar area of Baramulla district. (Representational image)

At least one militant was killed in an encounter in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.

An exchange of fire broke out between the security personnel and the militants in Boniyar area of Baramulla district. A militant was killed and arms and ammunition were recovered from the encounter site. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.

The encounter comes a day after the police and Rashtriya Rifles personnel launched an operation against a group of militants in Keshwan area.

On Wednesday, Jammu and Kashmir police had claimed to have foiled a major “terror” attack plan by recovering a sophisticated improvised explosive device (IED) in Shopian district.

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