In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an unidentified terrorist has been killed by security forces in a gunfight that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Mochwa area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district this morning.
The gunfight erupted after the joint team of security forces were fired upon by terrorists who had laid a Cordon-and-Search Operation (CASO) in Mochwa area. The identity of the slain terrorist is being ascertained. One AK-47 Rifle and one Pistol have been recovered from the encounter site.
Meanwhile, the second terrorist, who had escaped from the encounter site, has been arrested by security forces at Khrew in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A pistol and a grenade has been recovered from his possession.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Range Vijay Kumar said, a truck driver was also arrested in this regard.