Srinagar, Sep 15: A militant of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was killed by security forces in north Kashmir, a police spokesman said today.
He said, a joint operation was launched by the 33 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police in a village at Handwara in the frontier district of Kupwara.
During the operation, an encounter took place in which a militant was killed. The slain militant was later identified as Abu Musaib, a resident of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
One AK rifle, five magazines, 100 rounds of ammunition and three hand grenades were recovered from the slain militant.