Pulwama : A militant was killed in a brief shootout with the army in Renzipora area of PD Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
According to news agency ioktimes, the militants, believed to be three in number, attacked a patrolling party of army’s 55 RR near Rinzipora today morning.
The army, it said, retaliated, leading to a brief shootout in which one militant was killed.
The identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained, it said.
Quoting sources, said that two other militants managed to escape from the spot.
Earlier reports said, A joint team of Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) launched a Search operation in Renzipora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
“As the Joint team of forces Approached the Suspected Spot, The hiding Militants fired at them, triggering a gunfight.”
Reports also, Suggested that, Internet Services were Suspended immediately after the Contact was established with the hiding Militants.