Srinagar, June 29 (PTI) An unidentified militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in the forests of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Also Read - 'Can't Even Kiss My Wife', Says Farooq Abdullah, Laments The Pandemic

An army official said security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Trehgam in Kupwara following information about presence of militants there. Also Read - BRO Constructs 110-feet Bailey Bridge at Kela Morh on Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Record Time

He said one militant was killed in the exchange of firing between the two sides. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militant was not known yet. Also Read - Dal Lake Freezes, Srinagar Records Coldest Night in 30 Years, Administration Deploys SDRF Teams

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