Militant killed in gunfight with security forces in J&K’s Baramulla

Srinagar: A militant was killed after a brief shoot-out with security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

Police sources said militants fired at a patrol party of 32 Rashtriya Rifles in Watergam area of Baramulla and they retaliated, resulting in a brief gunfight after which the security forces recovered the body of one militant.

According to a police source, the gunbattle took place in an orchard area. Another militant is also believed to have been killed in this operation and searches are still going on to trace the body, he added.