Srinagar, February 22:

A terrorist was killed in an encounter that broke out between militants and security forces in Sopore township of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning, 22 February, police said.

After a tip-off, security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the Warpora area of Sopore, reported PTI.

A senior official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired at the search party, who retaliated.

The encounter is ongoing and further details were awaited, the official said.