However, when the security forces were sealing the area, the militants hiding there opened fire, the sources said, adding that the fire was returned and in the encounter, a militant was killed.
The slain militant was identified as Ashfaq Padroo of LeT, who was involved in the killing of Lieutenant Umar Fayaz when he was on leave. One AK-47 rifle and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militant. Security forces described it a very big success. (UNI)