Militant killed, soldier wounded in Pulwama gunfight


militant tral killed siteSrinagar: A separatist militant was killed and a soldier injured in a gunfight in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

“Security forces including police, Rashtriya Rifles and the CRPF surrounded Aaripal (Tral) village in Pulwama district following specific information that a group of militants was hiding there,” a police officer said.

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When the security forces zeroed in on a house where the militants were hiding, they came under heavy gunfire from the militants, resulting in injuries to a Rashtriya Rifles personnel.

The security forces retaliated and killed a militant in the gun battle.