Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter in Budshingi forest area of Zachaldara, Handwara.
During the intervening night of 16/17, Police and 06 RR launched a search operation at Budshingi forest area of Zachaldara, Handwara. During the search operation militants present in the forests opened fire on search party triggering an encounter.
One unidentified militant was killed in the encounter. One AK 47 rifle, four AK 47 magazines and 94 rounds of AK ammunition was recovered from the slain militant. The body of the killed militant was handed over to local Auqaf Zachaldara for last rites after completing legal formalities. A case has been registered in this regard.