A terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning.
The gun battle started after security launched an operation in Bahmnoo area of Pulwama, 40 km from capital Srinagar, after they received information about the presence of three terrorists. One terrorist was killed in the operation, which is still on, a police spokesman said.
On Saturday, top Lashkar terrorist Bashir Lashkari and his associate was killed in a major gun battle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. This comes less than a fortnight after the Lashkar-e-Taiba commander led an ambush that killed station house officer of the state police Feroz Dar and five other policemen.