Srinagar, Oct 4 (UNI) A Junior Commissioned officer (JCO) and a militant were killed in an encounter in North Kashmir this morning, official sources said.
They said Army and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint operation at village Garmaru Bandipora today following a tip-off about the presence of militants.
During the operation, an encounter erupted after militants attacked the security forces.
They said a JCO and a militant were killed so far.
The operation was still on when the reports last came in.