J&K encounter: Security forces kill one HM militant in Gundipora

Srinagar: Security forces killed a Hisbul Mujahideen (HM) militant in a gun battle in southern Kashmir’s Gundipora village on Saturday evening.

According to reports, Army’s Rashtriya Rifles along with J&K Police’s special operation group launched an operation in the village after getting specific inputs from the intelligence agencies.

Raquib Bashir of Zadur Village, who had become a militant three to four months ago, was killed in the gun battle.

Earlier this month, the security forces killed three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants in Bandipore district’s Hajin town.

News24 Bureau