An unidentified militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Samboora late last night following information about presence of militants there, a police official said. The search party of forces was fired upon by militants triggering a gunbattle, the official said. One militant was killed in the encounter, he said adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra was being ascertained.
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