Jammu and Kashmir: One terrorist killed in Budgam encounter

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A terrorist was killed on Sunday morning in an encounter with security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon the security forces and the latter retaliated in which one terrorist was killed.

Police have also recovered arms and ammunition from the site of encounter.

Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet, “#Budgam #encounter update: One #terrorist killed. #Arms & ammunition #recovered. #Identity & #affiliation is being ascertained. #Search continues.”

Further details are awaited.