Three encounters underway in Jammu and Kashmir :1 terrorist killed, one soldier martyred

Srinagar, Sep 27 : Three simultaneous encounters  between the security forces and terrorists are underway in Jammu and Kashmir at three different locations on Thursday morning and 6 terrorists are trapped in Srinagar’s Noorbagh  and Budgam’s Chadoora while one terrorist has been killed in Anantnag district’s Dooru Shahbad.

One terrorist has been killed in Anantnag district’s Dooru Shahbad. One Army jawan also lost his life during the encounter.

Three terrorists are believed to be trapped in a building at the encounter site in Budgam’s Chadoora. Gunbattle is continuing as terrorists which were hiding in the village opened fire at the security forces, as soon as the retaliatory firing began

Third encounter encounter broke out in Srinagar’s Noorbagh area where a firing took place between terrorists and security forces. Security forces have trapped at least 2 terrorists. The internet services in the nearby area have been cut.

A civilian was killed on Thursday here in a firing during a cordon and search operation, police said.

Following specific information about presence of militants, the search was launched earlier in the Qamarwari area here.

There have been no exchange of gunfire between the militants and security forces though so far, reports from the area said.

The deceased was identified as Saleem Malik, who died of a bullet injury, a police officer said.

Authorities imposed curfew in the old city area and suspended mobile Internet services here in Jammu and Kashmir and adjoining Badgam district as a precautionary measure.


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