SRINAGAR: A terrorist was killed in the ongoing encounter with security forces in Warpora area of Sopore in Baramulla district on Friday morning.
Acting on specific input, the security personnel launched a cordon and search operation in the Warpora area of Sopore, they said.
A senior official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired at the search party of the security men, who then returned fire.
This comes within a week of three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists, including two top commanders believed to be behind the Pulwama terror attack, were killed in a fierce 16-hour encounter in the Pinglan area of Pulwama district. An Army major and four security forces personnel also lost their lives in the encounter on Monday.