Baramulla, Sep 16: One more militant has been killed in the ongoing encounter that broke out in Hathlanga area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday, taking the death count to two.
An official said that the encounter broke out when joint teams of forces launched a search operation in the area.
“During a search operation, as the search party proceeded towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately upon them, which was retaliated to, leading to an encounter,” he said.
Kashmir zone police in a post on X also confirmed that encounter broke out in the forward area and during the initial exchange of firing one militant has been killed.
In another post, police said that “one more terrorist has been killed, while operation was going on. @01 more #terrorist killed (Total 02). Search operation in progress. Further details shall follow.”