Unidentified terrorist killed in encounter in Pulwama


SRINAGAR: An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of J&K on Wednesday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Rajpora area of Pulwama district late on Tuesday night, a police spokesman said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon the forces, who retaliated.

One ultra was killed in the exchange of firing in the early hours of Wednesday, the spokesman said, adding the operation was going on till last reports.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorist was being ascertained, he said. (PTI)