One terrorist has been gunned down by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral area. The gunbattle broke out between the security forces and the terrorists in Pulwama district this morning, said reports. The exchange of fire is still underway in the forests of Tral area.
Troops of 42 Rashtriya Rifles with Special Operations Group Tral were carrying out cordon and search operations when an encounter broke out with terrorists, said reports.
“In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed and the body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorist is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition recovered from the site of encounter,” news agency quoted J&K Policer as saying.