Encounter in Kashmir; one terrorist killed

One militant killed in an encounter in Awantipora of Pulwama this morning. The firing broke out when the security forces began search operations in the outskirts of Awantipora. The forces recovered arms and ammunition from the spot. Search operations underway.

“Encounter took place at the outskirts of Awantipora town. One terrorist killed. Arms and ammunition recovered. Identity and affiliation being ascertained. Search continues,” Kashmir police tweeted.

Killed terrorist is identified as Ufaid Lone of Abu Muslim of Awantipora. He was affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit LeT, Police informed. He was involved in several terror crimes & civilian atrocities as per police records.

 

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