A militant and a CRPF man have been killed during a gunfight in Malbagh area of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital, police said on Friday.
Govt forces launched a cordon and search operation in Malbagh area late on Thursday night following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.
The search operation turned into a gunfight after militants opened fire at forces. In the exchange of fire, one militant and a CRPF man were killed, he said.
The official said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant were being ascertained.