An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation this morning on specific intelligence input about the presence of terrorists in Reban area of Sopore.
An official said, when the forces were conducting the search operation, terrorists opened fire upon them to which the security personnel retaliated, triggering an encounter in which one terrorist was killed.
A senior police spokesman told MEDIA that the gunfight is going on. Two more militants are believed to be trapped in the area.
Search Operation has been launched in around 16 villages in south Kashmir districts of Kulgam and Shopian. The internet services have been suspended in Sopore and adjoining areas.