Security forces gunned down a militant when a gunfight broke out early on Friday between the forces and holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district.
Police sources said security forces surrounded Checkpora locality in Nowgam area of Badgam district on outskirts of Srinagar city after receiving information about the presence of some militants there.
Jammu and Kashmir: Exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces at Kralpora area in Budgam district. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/AiN9oCIYjt
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“Hiding militants fired at the security forces after the cordon around them was tightened. According to the sources, “An encounter is now going on in the area.”
Firing has stopped now and the body of one terrorist was recovered. Security forces continued search operations in the whole area.