Terrorist killed in Kulgam encounter; 3 IEDs recovered in Kupwara

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Srinagar: An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district on Sunday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Munand area of the south Kashmir district on Sunday morning following inputs about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said. As the forces were conducting searches in the area, the terrorists fired upon them, he said.
The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which one terrorist was killed, the official said.
The operation is on and further details are awaited, he added.
Meanwhile, three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered by security forces from Kupwara district, officials said.
The IEDs were recovered during a cordon and search operation (CASO) in the north Kashmir district, they said.
The operation was conducted at Nadarnag Avoora in the district’s Trehgam area, officials said.
A Bomb Disposal Squad has reached the spot for disposal of the explosive devices, they said, adding further details are awaited.