Encounter In Baramullah, 1 Terrorist Killed

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Update: An unidentified militant was on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

Security forces had laid an ambush at Haritar in Sopore during the intervening night following information about movement of militants through the area, a police official said.

He said security forces on noticing suspicious movement in the wee hours challenged the persons who opened fire.

“In the retaliatory firing, one militant was killed.

Further details are awaited,” the official said.

Jammu: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the early hours of Tuesday in the Haritar Tarzoo area in Baramullah district in Jammu and Kashmir. According to reports from news agency ANI, two terrorists are believed to be hiding.

This comes less than a week after a similar encounter happened in Shahgund Hajin in Bandipora district in the state.

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