J-K: Terrorist killed in Bandipora encounter

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Srinagar (J-K) [India], Sept. 22 (ANI): A terrorist has been killed in a gunfight with the security forces in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday morning. As per reports, the encounter broke out in Aragam Chitti Bandi village in the district after security personnel were tipped off about the presence of militants. As per the latest report, the encounter has now ended. The encounter comes four days after militants attacked an army camp in Uri Sector. Four heavily armed militants had stormed the battalion headquarters of the Army in Uri, close to the Line of Control (LoC), in the wee hours on Sunday, killing 18 jawans and injuring more than 20 other personnel. In the encounter, the security forces neutralised all of them within hours. The terrorists, who attacked the military base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri, belonged to Pakistan's banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). (ANI)