Terrorist killed in gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.
The body of the second terrorist was recovered from the encounter site in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area where searches were continuing after the exchange of fire stopped.
Earlier reports said the second terrorist had managed to escape as only one terrorist's body was recovered initially by the security forces.
"The exact identity of the slain terrorist is being ascertained," a police officer said.
A patrol party of the Indian Army and state police was fired upon earlier in the day. In retaliation, the security forces fired back at the terrorists, triggering the gun battle.