Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Brar in the Aragam space of Bandipora in north Kashmir following inputs in regards to the presence of terrorists there, a police official mentioned.
He mentioned the search operation changed into an encounter after the hiding terrorists fired upon security forces personnel, who retaliated.
In the following change of fireplace, one of many terrorists was killed, he mentioned.
The official mentioned the id of the slain terrorist was being ascertained.
Earlier in the day, Inspector General of Police (IGP) of Kashmir Vijay Kumar mentioned the 2 terrorists trapped in Brar have been Pakistani and belonged to the LeT. They had infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir lately. They had managed to flee throughout an encounter in the Salinder forest space on Wednesday, he mentioned.
The terrorists have been tracked down and trapped in Brar in Bandipora on Friday, the IGP mentioned in a tweet.