Jammu and Kashmir: One unidentified terrorist die during Shopian encounter
Srinagar/UNI: Security forces killed an unidentified terrorist during an encounter in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Friday, police said.
Kashmir Zone Police tweeted: "#ShopianEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified #terrorist killed. #Operation in progress. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice."
On a specific information troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), CRPF and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at village Rakhama, Shopian, in the wee hours on Friday.
After sealing all the exit points, when security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, militants hiding there opened fire, a police spokesman told UNI.
Security forces also retaliated ensuing in an encounter, he said adding a militant was killed so far.
The operation was going on when the reports last came in, he said adding additional security forces have been deployed in the adjoining areas to prevent any law and order problem.
(With UNI inputs)
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