One terrorist has been killed during an encounter with the security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said today.
The security forces launched the anti-terror operation in Zainpora area early this morning after receiving tip-off on the presence of terrorists there.
As the forces were conducting searches in the area, the hiding militants fired upon them, a police official said.
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The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, in which a terrorist was killed, the official said.
The operation is underway as police suspect the presence of one more terrorist.