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Four militants gunned down in J&K's Baramulla; soldier also hurt: officials

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Four militants were killed by security forces in an encounter in the forests of district in today, officials said.

A soldier was also injured, they said.

Security forces had launched a in the in Rafiabad area on Monday following information about the presence of militants, a said.

The turned into a gunbattle this morning with both sides exchanging fire, he said. One soldier was injured in the initial firefight, he said.

An said four militants were killed in the operation which was still on.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:30 IST