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One Terrorist Killed In Encounter Between Security Forces, Militants In J-K’s Baramulla

There are no reports of any casualties so far on either side, the official said.

Security personnel deployed at Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway. Image used for Representational Purpose only. (File Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: A terrorist has been killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Wanigam Bala area of Baramulla district on Saturday morning.

An encounter broke out in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday between militants and security forces , police said. Today morning, an encounter began at Wanigam Bala area of Baramulla district wherein Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces are on the job.

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Wanigam Bala in the Kreeri area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened firing on the security forces, who retaliated.
There are no reports of any casualties so far on either side, the official said.

“#BaramullaEncounterUpdate: 01 #terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice,” tweeted the Kashmir Zone Police today.

More details are awaited.

(With ANI, PTI Inputs)

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