An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Naugam area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
As per reports from Kashmir Zone Police, the encounter started at Wagoora, Naugam area of Srinagar on Tuesday night. At least two terrorists were trapped inside a house.
After receiving information about the presence of terrorist, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Wagoora in Naugam late on Tuesday night.
Taking to Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police informed – “#SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified #terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 15, 2021
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 16, 2021
The search operation turned into an encounter in which one terrorist was killed. The identity and group affiliation of the terrorist shot dead are being confirmed.
The slained terrorist has been identified as Uzair Ashraf Dar, a resident of Shopian.
One pistol, one ammunition magazine, six rounds and two grenades were recovered from the terrorist.
#UDPATE | J&K: The terrorist killed in the encounter with CRPF, has been identified as Uzair Ashraf Dar, a resident of Shopian. 1 pistol, 1 ammunition magazine, 6 rounds, and 2 grenades recovered.
— ANI (@ANI) June 16, 2021
Search operations are underway in the area as security forces had received information about the presence of two terrorists, the official said.