According to police, the shootout took place after the terrorists attacked a Security Forces Party in Handwara area of Kupwara district of the state.
Terrorists attacked a security forces party at a naka at Handwara bypass in the north Kashmir district, a police official said.
He said the security forces retaliated and in the shootout, and a terrorist was killed.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorist is being ascertained, the official said, adding further details were awaited.
#JammuandKashmir: One terrorist killed in the exchange of fire between terrorists and police in Handwara. Identity of the terrorist is being ascertained. Arms and ammunition recovered. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/mNpDsagHA9
— ANI (@ANI) November 11, 2018
The Arms and ammunition were also recovered.
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