J&K: One terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Ganderbal

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Srinagar: A terrorist was killed during an encounter with security forces in Gund area of Ganderbal of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Acting on reliable inputs about the presence of militants, security personnel launched a cordon-and-search operation in Kulan area of the central Kashmir district in the morning. During the search operation, the hidden militants opened fire on the forces. In retaliation, the security personnel gunned down one militant.

An army soldier was also injured and rushed to a medical facility for treatment, the officer said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained. Reportedly, the search operation is underway in the area.

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