Militant Killed in ongoing Nowgam Gunfight : Police

Srinagar, Sep 14 (KNS) : A militant was killed in  encounter that started between militants and Government forces in Nowgam area of central Kashmir's Srinagar city on Wednesday evening. 

An official said that a joint team of security forces cordoned off the area and started search operation  after a specific input was generated.

"As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight," he said, adding that in an ensuring encounter one militant was killed while operation is still going on. 

On a specific input generated by Police, an encounter has started in Nowgam area of Srinagar District. Srinagar Police and 50RR are on the job. Further details shall follow," said Kashmir Zone Police in it's earlier tweet.(KNS).

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