An encounter broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Hyderpora area on Monday, that killed 2 terrorists. The operation between security officials and militants is underway. Further details awaited.
A house owner was injured in firing by terrorists and succumbed to his injuries. Terrorists have been hiding on the top floor of his building. As per source and digital evidence, he has been working as a terrorist associate. Search is still going underway, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said.
Meanwhile, on Friday, security forces recovered the body of a slain militant in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Friday, taking the number of ultras killed in an ongoing operation in the south Kashmir district to two.
A police spokesperson said the body was recovered in the morning even as the search operation continued in the area. The encounter broke out in Kulgam's Chawalgam on Thursday after the security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area.
Police said incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, have been seized from the site of the encounter.