Terrorist killed, Army officer inured in encounter in J&K

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SRINAGAR: An

unidentified terrorist

was killed and an

Army officer

injured in an encounter in

Baramulla district

of

Jammu

and Kashmir on Friday, police said.
Security forces

launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora in Pattan area of Baramulla district in

north Kashmir

following specific information about the presence of terrorists, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
In the initial exchange of firing, an Army officer sustained injuries, the official said, adding the injured officer has been taken to the 92 Base Hospital here.
His condition is stable.
A defence spokesman said one terrorist has been killed in the operation, which was going on till last reports came in.

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