Srinagar: A militant was killed in a gunfight by government forces at Kangan area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama today.
The slain militant is believed to be a local.
The gunfight has stopped but the search operation is underway, a local report said.
A police officer while confirming the killing said that the identity of the slain is being ascertained, the report said.
Meanwhile, clashes erupted in the area soon after the news of the militant killing spread in the district.