The encounter at Cheyan Devsar area of the south Kashmir Kulgam district broke out after security forces launched a cordon and search operation there following inputs about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said
“Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. A search operation is going on”, said the police.
The Pakistani terrorist killed in the encounter has been identified as Haider. He was active in North Kashmir for more than 2 years and was involved in several terror crimes, said the Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar.
Police said that another terrorist Shahbaz Shah was involved in a recent minority killing in which Satish Kumar Singh resident of Kakran Kulgam was murdered.
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