Srinagar, June 22: A militant has been killed by army in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district near Line of Control, official sources said Thursday.

Sources told GNS that army’s 3/4 GR noticed some suspicious movement last night at Bimla Post in Keran and subsequently they opened fire. “Today after carrying out searches, one body was recovered near the firing spot,” said the sources, adding that another militant is also believed to be killed but so far no body has been recovered.

Sources said that Army apprehends presence of a militant group in the area and as such the searches have been started in the area.(GNS)