Sayed Zahid /Tariq Nabi

Srinagar: A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in the Tulli Mahore area of Reasi on Monday.

Official sources told Kashmir Scroll that one unidentified militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while search operation is on in the area.

He said that a policeman was also injured in the incident who has been hospitalized.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight—(KS)