Srinagar, Nov 19: At least one terrorist was killed in an encounter broke out after security forces launched a search operation to track down hiding militants in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.
Security forces this evening launched an anti-militancy operation after receiving a tip off about their presence at Begumbagh village in Kakapora area, 25 km from here, a police official said.
He said hiding militants opened fire on noticing the security forces who retaliated, triggering a gunbattle. The encounter was going on when last reports were received, the official said, adding further details are awaited.
One terrorist killed in an encounter in Kakapora (Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir), operation ends (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/6tQTHOYPkr— ANI (@ANI_news) November 19, 2016