As per the CO of 53 Rashtriya Rifles, AK Nair, the terrorist was identified as Shafat Wani, who hailed from Baramulla.
"In a brief encounter, one LeT terrorist named Shafat Wani of Baramulla was killed, one AK-47, 4 magazines, two grenades and warlike stores recovered from him. His elimination was a big success for us," he said.
A woman was also injured in an exchange of fire here and has been admitted to a hospital.
The incident took place when the team of Budgam police, 53 RR and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on a tip-off launched a cordon and search operation in Khan Mohalla of Arizal in Beerwah area of the district. (ANI)