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Jammu and Kashmir: 1 terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Baramulla

One terrorist was on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The security forces had laid an ambush at Haritar in Sopore following information about

India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Published on: January 03, 2017 8:45 IST ]
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One terrorist was on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. 

The security forces had laid an ambush at Haritar in Sopore following information about movement of militants through the area, a police official said.

“In the retaliatory firing, one militant was killed. Further details are awaited,” the official said.

According to ANI report, arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site. 

Encounter broke out during wee hours on Tuesday and initially it was believed that two terrorists were hiding in Haritar Tarzoo area of the district.

A few days back, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Bakr killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorist in Sopore.

PTI inputs

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