Sopore Encounter: One terrorist killed, operation on

One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between security forces and terrorists in Gulshan Abad Reban village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said.

Official sources said that an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces after contingents of Army’s 22 RR, SOG Sopore and 179 BN of CRPF, 177 BN, 92 BTN, Baramulla QRT and Police cordoned off the Reban village.

As the security forces intensified the searches, the hiding terrorists in the area opened fire, resulting in a gunfight.

Officials said that one terrorist has been killed in the gunfight while the operation is going on.