Militant killed in Udhampur gunfight

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Jammu, June 13 (IANS) One militant was killed on Monday in Udhampur district of Jammu province in a shootout with security forces.

The gunfight took place on the 300-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway after the forces laid an ambush at Kud town following intelligence inputs that some militants were travelling in a bus on the national highway.

The vehicle was stopped. The “militants fired at the security forces and in an exchange of fire one militant was killed,” a security official told IANS here.

The gunfight was still going on, the official added.

–IANS

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