Verinag gunfight: One militant killed, cop injured; operation on


Verinag: An unidentified militant was killed and a policeman suffered injuries after encounter broke out between militants and security forces at Khagund area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.

A senior police official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that on a specific information police went to pick up an OGW. As soon as police party approached towards suspected spot, the hiding militant fired upon the police party leading to an encounter.

The police officer further said that during the exchange of firing, one unidentified militant was killed, while as a cop also received bullet wound. He was shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.

He further said one pistol and one grenade has been recovered while the operation is going on—(KNO)