Militant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar : A militant was killed on Monday in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.

The gunfight erupted during a cordon and search operation by the security forces in the forest area of Handwara.

"Hiding militants opened fire which was retaliated as the encounter started. One militant has been killed so far," a police officer said.