According to the information, security forces are carrying out the operation at Chrar-i-Sharief area of Budgam, following a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the locality.
Kashmir Zone police in a tweet said, “#BudgamEncounterUpdate: 01 #unidentified #terrorist killed. Operation going on. Further details shall follow.”
Earlier the Kashmir Zone police had tweeted, “#Encounter has started at Chrar-i-Sharief area of #Budgam. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.”
Chinar Corps, Indian Army in a tweet said, “Op Charar-i-Sharief, Budgam. Joint operation was launched today evening based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs.Cordon was laid and contact established. Firefight ensued. Joint operation in progress.”
Further details are awaited.