Srinagar: One terrorist has been killed in ongoing encounter at Chawalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Two or three more terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area. A joint operation of the CRPF and police is underway.
The operation started on Thursday (November 11) after the security forces received inputs about presence of terrorists in area.
A police officer said, “As joint searching team of forces cordoned the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon searching party which was retaliated and an encounter started.”
In a tweet, the Kashmir zone police said, “#Encounter has started at #Chawalgam area of #Kulgam. Further details shall follow.”
The police said that in the initial exchange of fire, one terrorist was killed.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) November 11, 2021
Although the intelligence input suggests there are two or three terrorists trapped, the actual number can be said once operation concludes, said a police source.