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J&K: One terrorist killed in ongoing encounter between security forces and terrorists

Visuals from an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New lhi, Delhi, India Feb 22, 2019, 04.06 PM (IST)

One terrorist was shot dead in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Warpora area of Sopore in Baramulla district on Friday morning. 

Reports say that gunfight is still on. While one terrorist was killed, confirmation regarding the second terrorist is awaited. 

Drones were used to locate terrorists, reports said.

The encounter began after security forces began combing operations in the area following a tip-off regarding the presence of militants.

Earlier on Monday, security forces had gunned down the mastermind of the Pulwama terror attack along with two other terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in a fierce encounter in which a Major and four other security personnel were also killed.