Encounter underway in J-K's Srinagar, One terrorist killed

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One terrorist was killed in an encounter that broke out on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, police said.

 

The encounter began at about 8 am, said Kashmir Zone Police.

According to the official report, security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Ranbirgarh area on the outskirts of the city this morning following specific information about the presence of terrorists there.

As per the report, when the forces were conducting the search, terrorists fired upon them. The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter.

The area falls in Panzinara on the outskirts of Srinagar city bordering North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Exchange of firing is going on.

Further details are awaited.

 

With inputs from Agency

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