A militant was killed and three army men were injured in an encounter in Kunzar village of Baramulla district, army said. A spokesman of army said that the operation was jointly conducted by army and Police on Wednesday morning in which one militant was killed and three soldiers were injured. The spokesman said that the militant has been identified as Nisar Wani S/o Ali Mohd R/o Aatipura, Kunjar, who belonged to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit. “As the operations progressed to track down militants whose presence was reported in the morning, contact was established and a fierce gun battle ensued which continued intermittently through the day,” he said. He said a large quantity of arms, ammunition and other war like stores have been recovered from him. Three Army soldiers’ also sustained injuries during the gun fight who were immediately evacuated to 92 Base Hospital for the treatment, he said.
2015 Kashmir Despatch