SRINAGAR — An unidentified militant has been killed as a military operation started in Beshembar Nagar of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Sunday.

Inspector-General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that in the initial exchange of fire one militant was killed. Another militant is trapped, he said.

The operation started after a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Beshembar Nagar.

As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

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