Militant killed in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir News

Srinagar, Aug 26: Security forces on Wednesday shot dead a militant in Jammu and Kashmir’s border town of Uri, an official said.

The killing took place in a gun battle that began on Tuesday evening in Lassipora area near the Line of Control (LoC), defence ministry spokesman Lt. Colonel N.N. Joshi said.

The army and the Special Operations Group of the police had surrounded the forested area after receiving information that some militants were hiding there.

The rebels fired at the troops, who retaliated, killing the militant.

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