SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir
A militant was killed in a shoot-out with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday, a police officer said.
The shoot-out took place in the Rafiabad area in northern Baramulla district during a cordon-and-search operation, according to police officer Javaid Iqbal.
He identified the militant as Muddasir Ahmad and said he had joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba group just eight days ago.
This was the second such shoot-out in Indian-administered Kashmir this week.
On Monday, the Indian army claimed to have killed two militants in Reban village in the southern Shopian district.
So far this year, at least