Third Encounter breaks out in Shopian, One terrorist gunned down

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One terrorist has been killed in the encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorist in Dankar Mohalla Handew of Shopian district.

Sources said that one terrorist has been killed in the ongoing operation.

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The encounter, third in a day, broke out after the forces launched a cordon and search operation in Handew village of the district on basis some information about presence of the terrorists in the area.

An official told that the CASO was launched by 44 Rashtriya Rifles of Army and Police.

Earlier, three terrorists, an army soldier and a civilian were killed in an encounter in Pulwama district while another Encounter is underway in Kupwara district.