Militant group intercepted mid-night in Lolab forests, 1 killed

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Srinagar, April 6: One of the militant among the group who fled yesterday was killed in a fresh gunfight with government forces in Lolab forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on wee hours of Wednesday.

Army’s Srinagar based defence official told news agency GNS that a militant has been killed during late night gunfight and his identity is being ascertained.

“Today morning when the searches were launched, the search party┬árecovered the body of the militant along with an AK-47 rifle and other arms and ammunitions”, he said.

The operation in the area is still going on, he said.