A terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Saturday in this north Kashmir district, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
He said troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation at Check-i-Saloosa, Kreeri in Baramulla district today following a tip-off about the presence of militants.
However, when the security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, militants hiding there opened indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons, he said adding the fire was returned ensuing in an encounter.