Jammu and Kashmir: One terrorist killed in encounter in Anantnag

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One terrorist was killed on Saturday in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “01 unidentified #terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow.”

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Larnoo area of Anantnag district following inputs about the presence of terrorists there.

The search operation turned into a gunfight after terrorists fired upon the security forces, who retaliated.

In the exchange of fire, one terrorist was killed.

Chinar Corps-Indian Army tweeted, “Op Larnoo, Anantnag. A joint operation was launched today early morning based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Firefight ensued. One terrorist eliminated. One AK recovered. Joint operation in progress.