Militant killed in brief shootout in Handwara in north Kashmir: Police
A militant was killed in a brief shootout in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, police said.
A police spokesman said that a group of militants moving through Handwara was intercepted by a naka party near Chattipora.
He said that militants opened fire, triggering a brief gunfight in which a militant was killed.
“The identity of the slain militant is being ascertained. The area has been cordoned off and searches are going on in the area, he said.