Militant killed in ongoing Bandipora operation: Army

Srinagar, June 14 (GNS): Army claimed to have killed a militant in an ongoing operation at forest area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday.

An army officer told GNS that one militant was killed in the operation so far.
His identity and group affiliation is being ascertained, he said.

“The operation was launched last week when the militants and the government forces exchanged brief gunfight in Raynar forests adjacent to Panar area. The operation with the help of addational reinforcement continued and entered on sixth straight day today,” the officer said.

He said that during the period intermittent firing was also reported in the area.

“Operation is still going on to trace out the other hiding militants,” the officer added. (GNS)