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South Kashmir Gunfight : Militant Killed, Another Surrenders In Tral Operation

Waris Fayaz

Srinagar : One militant was killed while another militant surrendered before security forces in an ongoing operation in Noorpora area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

An official told, that one militant was killed in intial exchange of firing, while the second militant who was trapped inside the encounter site agreed to surrender after hectic persuasion by the police and army.

Earlier, Reports reaching that a joint team of Police and army’s 42RR launched a cordon and search operation in Noorpora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

Its pertinent to mention that two newly recruited Al-Badr militants also surrendered before security forces in Sopore last week.