Baramulla, June 22(KMW): One militant was killed after an encounter between militants and security forces broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district early Saturday. The gunfight was reported from Bujthalan area of Boniyar in Baramulla.
The identity of the slain militant is yet to be established.
According to sources, the security forces had received inputs about the presence of militants in the area after which the gunfight broke out.
Earlier this week, Major Ketan Sharma was Killed during an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag
Ketan, who belonged to Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, had returned to his duties on May 26 after taking leaves for some days. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had paid tributes to Army Major Ketan Sharma during his last rites.