Anantnag, January 26:
A militant was killed in Khalhar area of Anantnag district today morning.
Indian Army's 19 RR cordoned off a house at Khalhar around 3:00 am.
Soon after the joint team of forces fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the militant hiding in the house opened fire on forces ensuing a brief encounter.
The slain militant identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Haroo, resident of Pushwara, Anantnag.
Mushtaq was affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen outfit but according to the State Police he had joined LeT recently.