J&K: One terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 13, 2018, 06.43 AM(IST)

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One unidentified terrorist was gunned down in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir after an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorist on Saturday.

According to a report by PTI, security forces launched a search operation based on specific intelligence inputs in Babgund area of the south Kashmir district which turned into an encounter after the terrorist opened fire and forces retaliated. 

Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the encounter site. Security officials have also cordoned off the area.

Reports say that the gunfight is over now.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra is being ascertained.

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Meanwhile is separate incident policeman name Javid Ahmed lost his life after a terrorist attack at Warpora in the outskirts of Sopore in Baramulla district Friday night.

A number of militants have been killed by security forces in recent months, including the Lashkar's Abu Dujana and the Hizbul's Sabzar Ahmed Bhat, indicating a ramping up of anti-militant activity.  

Last month, three simultaneous encounters were reported between terrorists and security personnel in several areas of Jammu and Kashmir. 

The encounters were reported from Dooru Shahabad in Anantnag district, Noorbagh in Srinagar city, and Chadoora in Budgam district.

One terrorist was killed in Dooru and two were killed in the Budgam encounter.