Kulgam: A terrorist was killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in Ashmuji area of Kulgam district in South Kashmir.
The encounter was underway till last reports came in. There are unconfirmed reports of one more terrorist trapped in the area.
According to sources, security forces had received inputs of militant presence in Ashmuji area in Kulgam, following which they cordoned off the area and began search operation.
There were reports of stone pelting as well in the area, forcing the security personnel to disperse them with tear gas shelling.
Army personnel rescued around 60 people, including school children, from the encounter site. The children were transported to a safe location.
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