Jammu and Kashmir: One terrorist killed in Shopian encounter

A terrorist was killed on Friday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Security forces launched cordon and search operation in Narwani area of Shopian district after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists there, the official said.

As the forces were conducting searches, the terrorists fired upon them and the latter retaliated triggering an encounter in which one terrorist was killed, the official added.

Kashmir Zone Police earlier tweeted, “Exchange of #fire between #securityforces & #terrorists in #Shopian. Area under #cordon. Details will follow.”

Further details are awaited.