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Unidentified militant killed in Machil sector

SRINAGAR | JUNE 07 (PTK): An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing encounter in Machil sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday, police said.

A police official said that Army's 56 RR launched a cordon and search operation in Sardari Nad forest area after inputs about the presence of militants.

The militants hiding in the area opened fire, triggering a gunfight.

In the initial exchange of gunfire, an unknown militant has been killed, the officer said.