Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) At least one terrorist was killed in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in the Nowgam of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district, officials said on Wednesday.
“One terrorist killed. Operation in progress,” the police said.
The gunfight took place after a joint team of the police and the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding, they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.