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Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Kupwara

July 09, 2018 09:16

An unidentified terrorist was killed early this morning in an overnight encounter with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

One terrorist has been killed in the encounter so far, a police official said.

The encounter in a forest area of Handwara, in north Kashmir's Kupwara, broke out late last night after security forces launched a cordon and search operation there following specific information about the presence of terrorists.

The operation is underway, the official said.  -- PTI

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