Valley News Desk

Muhammad Saad

Srinagar, August 22:(GNS) One militant has been killed in ongoing encounter between militants and security forces in saloosa area of Kreeri of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.

Offcial sources told GNS that, one militant has been killed in ongoing operation, however his identity couldn’t be ascertained yet.

Pertinently, this is second encounter in Baramulla district this week. 03 militants, 02 Army soldiers, 02 CRPF and 01 SPO of J&K police was killed in previous encounter at Kreeri.

Earlier, A senior Police officer told GNS that on specific information A joint team of Police, Army’s 52RR and 176BN of CRPF launched cordon and search Operation in the Saloosa.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party triggering off an encounter.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)

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