The encounter began at the Wanigam Bala area of Baramulla early this morning.
The Kashmir Police tweeted, “#BaramullaEncounterUpdate: 01 #terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow.”
According to reports, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Wanigam Bala in the Kreeri area of the district following information about the presence of terrorists there.
It later turned into an encounter when the police retaliated after the terrorists opened fire on the security forces.