A Hizbul mujahadein militant was killed in associate encounter with security forces in central Kashmir on Sunday, police and armed forces officers same.


The gun fight was triggered when a cordon and search operation was launched by a joint party of forces as well as police and armed forces at Bugam in Chadoora space of Budgam district.


Police interpreter Manoj Kumar same militants laid-off on the party forcing them to retaliate. “In the following encounter, a terrorist was killed,” he said.


“The slain terrorist has been identified as Hilal Bhat from Armulla Pulwama. Affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM. Involved in many terror crime cases,” Kashmir police said in a tweet later.


The police recovered arms and ammunition from the site of encounter. Earlier on weekday, a Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad militant was killed in a gun battle with security forces in the Budgam district.
Civilian shot at by ‘militants’


Suspected militants shot at a 25-year-old man in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday, police said. Sameer Ahmad Ahanger was critically gashed when he was laid-off upon by the militants at recent city space of the north Kashmir district, an officer said on condition of anonymity


Ahanger was rush to a close-by hospital for treatment. The security forces have launched an enquiry to nab the attackers, the officer additional.