As per an official statement released by the Jammu and Kashmir police, a search operation was launched by them at the strike of dawn today. As the operation was underway, the terrorists fired upon the forces. The police retaliated to the firing leading to an encounter.
The police have recovered incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, from the site of encounter. They have also registered a case and initiated an investigation.
On November 2, the Police had arrested a member of the same terror outfit in Handwara town of Kupwara district. The terrorist was identified as Sajjad Ahmad Dar a resident of Rohumu in Pulwama. (ANI)