Encounter breaks out in Baramulla, one terrorist killed

An encounter broke out between terrorists and the security forces in Saloosa area of Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday..

Reports said that one terrorist has so far been killed in the gunfight.

A senior Police officer said that on specific information a joint team of Police, Army’s 52RR and 176BN of CRPF launched cordon and search Operation in Saloosa.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon the party, triggering off an encounter.

As per the sources, two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped.

This is the second encounter in Baramulla district during this week. Three terrorists killed, 02 Army soldiers, 02 CRPF and one SPO of J&K police were martyred in the last encounter in Kreeri.