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Five militants killed in an encounter in north Kashmir's Bandipora district

The gunfight was continuing when last reports came in, the official said

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Army personnel take positions and moves towards the site where militants were hiding during an encounter at Lachipora in Uri Sector of north Kahsmir. Photo: PTI
File photo | Photo: PTI

Five killed in an encounter between and in north Kashmir's district said Defence spokesman.

cordoned off and launched a search operation in Chandergeer village in Hajin area of the district after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of in the area, a police official said.


He said the search operation resulted in an encounter when the hiding there fired on the search party of the security forces, who retaliated.

The gunfight was continuing when last reports came in, the official said.

First Published: Sat, November 18 2017. 17:39 IST
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