September 29: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched in the upper reaches of Trumkhal, area of District Ganderbal.
During the search operation, the hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter.
In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed and the body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorist is being ascertained.
Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter.