Security forces kill terrorist in gunfight in Sopore

Indian security agencies recorded 5,100 instances of ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC in 2020 in J&K. Representative photo: PTI

A terrorist has been killed in an overnight gunfight with security forces in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, a police official said on Wednesday (June 12).

The exchange of fire began during a search operation launched by security forces on Tuesday (June 11) evening after they received information that terrorists were present there, the official said.
He said the cordon was strengthened to prevent the terrorists from escaping.

“In the ensuing gunfight, an unidentified terrorist was killed. The body has been recovered while his identity and group affiliation is being ascertained,” he added.