Srinagar, Oct 7 (UNI) Troops killed a militant in an encounter at Ganderbal in central Kashmir today, a defence ministry spokesman said.
He said troops of 24 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) launched a search operation at Phion Pranwar this morning to nab militants hiding there.
As the troops were cordoning the village, militants opened fire.
The fire was returned and in the subsequent fierce clash one militant was killed. One ak rifle and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militant.