Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Saturday.
The police said that a search is also continuing at the encounter site in Chakisamad area.
Earlier, a joint team of the police and security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.
Meanwhile, another encounter is also ongoing in Anantnag district’s Sirhama area.