Update: One more civilian gets killed near encounter site in Kashmir’s Budgam district; toll reaches three: Police, reports news agency PTI.
Update: One terrorist killed in Budgam encounter(J&K), one weapon recovered. Operation underway.
Update: One person was killed and four other were wounded after an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Chadoora area in Jammu & Kashmir’s Budgam district early on Tuesday morning. News agency PTI reported that 2 killed, 17 injured in clashes between security forces and protesters near an encounter site in Kashmir’s Budgam.
Srinagar: Within hours of the terrorists’ firing of shots at two policeman’s house, another encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Chadoora area in Jammu & Kashmir’s Budgam district early on Tuesday morning.
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The operation is currently underway.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Durbagh locality in Chadoora area following information about the presence of militants, a police official said.
“The search operation turned into a gunbattle after militants opened fire on security forces,” the official said, adding that the exchange of firing was going on till last reports came in.
No casualties have been reported so far, he added.
On Sunday, two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed when they tried to ambush a police convoy on the border of Awantipura and Pulwama districts in south Kashmir.