J&K: Terrorist killed in Budgam

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Srinagar, Jan 7 : An unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing gunfight in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Friday.

The gunfight erupted at Zowla Chadoora on Thursday evening when a team of joint forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following an input regarding the presence of terrorists in the area.

“A gunfight erupted during the CASO. So far one terrorist has been killed,” a police officer said, adding the operation is on.

The identity and group affiliation of slain terrorist could not be established immediately.

“#BudgamEncounterUpdate: 01 #terrorist killed. #Operation going on…, ” a police tweet said.

This is the fifth gunfight in Kashmir this year which has left nine terrorists including an infiltrator dead.


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