Breaking : Shopian encounter: One terrorist killed, Operation Underway

A terrorist was killed in an encounter at Kanigam area of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kanigam area of Shopian in south Kashmir following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said. He said as the forces were conducting the searches, the terrorists fired upon them. The forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter, the official said.

In the exchange of firing, a terrorist was killed, the operation was going on and further details were awaited.