Kulgam: Encounter breaks out, one terrorist killed, operation on

One terrorist killed as an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Arreh Mohanpora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday afternoon

An official said that a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon them which was retaliated triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists.

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