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One terrorist killed in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district

Updated: July 13, 2020 1:49 pm

In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, one terrorist was killed in an encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Srigufwara area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district this morning.

According to the police, a joint team of Anantnag Police, Army’s 3 Rashtriya Rifles and 116 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force laid a Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) in Srigufwara village based on the basis of a specific intelligence input.

As the joint team approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the team, triggering off an encounter that resulted in the killing of a terrorist. The identity of the slain terrorist is being ascertained.

The operation was going on when the reports last came in. Further details are awaited.

Meanwhile, Bandipora Police along with security forces have busted a terror module in Chandargeer and Sadhunara areas in the vicinity of Hajin town and arrested four terrorist associates.

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