Srinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) A policeman and a militant were killed in a gun-battle in Sopore area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir today, police said.
Deputy Inspector General of Police, Baramulla, Dr B Srinivas said police received specific information regarding presence of militants at Malmapanpora village in apple-rich Sopore town.
Acting on the tip off, police launched an operation in the area during which militants fired upon them, he added.
In the ensuing gun-battle a militant was killed by the police and two policemen also received injuries, he added.
Later one of the injured policemen succumbed to injuries, Dr Srinivas said.