Terrorist Killed in Gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora

SRINAGAR: A terrorist was killed this morning in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Security forces had launched an operation following information about the presence of terrorists in Hajin.

As they surrounded the area, the terrorists opened fire triggering a gun battle, a police officer said.

“One terrorist has been killed in the encounter so far. The firing exchange is still on,” he added.

A Pakistani national belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba was killed in the same area during a gun battle two days ago.