Jammu and Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter in Baramulla district

�In the retaliatory firing, one militant was killed. Further details are awaited,� the official said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter in Baramulla district

The encounter between security forces and militants in Sopore area of Baramulla district came to end with death of one militant.

On the intervening night of Tuesday, the encounter began at Haritar Tarzoo area of Sopore after security forces had laid an ambush following information about the movement of militants through the area, a police official said.







He said security forces on noticing suspicious movement in the wee hours challenged the persons who opened fire. Furthermore, it has been said that one terrorist is holed up in the area.



“In the retaliatory firing, one militant was killed. Further details are awaited,” the official said.



Forces have recovered heavy ammunition and are currently engaged in a search operation.This comes just a day after similar firing took place in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.