One terrorist killed in an ongoing encounter in Central Kashmir’s Budgam

According to an official,the search operation was on in Chrar-e-Sharief area of Budgam, where a group of terrorists is suspected to be hiding. A search party of the security forces came under fire from the hiding militants on Monday afternoon, and an encounter broke out in the area.

“The operation was halted for the night and resumed on Tuesday morning,” an official said.A joint team of the police, the Army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifles and 181 Battalion of the CRPF is carrying out the operation.

One solider also got injured on Monday and was evacuated to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar.