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Jammu and Kashmir: 1 terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore, 2 more trapped

The security forces cordoned off the area after they were tipped-off about the presence of the terrorists. A joint team of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police is taking part in this operation.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
Srinagar Updated on: February 22, 2019 9:46 IST
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A terrorist was killed on Friday  in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore. The killed terrorist was said to be affiliated to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). 

Two more terrorists reportedly belonging to LeT are believed to be trapped in the area.The encounter is taking place in Warpora area of Sopore in Baramulla District. 

The security forces cordoned off the area after they were tipped-off about the presence of the terrorists. A joint team of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police is taking part in this operation.

Section 144 has been put in force in the area. Internet service has also been suspended.

More details are awaited.

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