New Delhi: In yet another incident of terror attack, suspected terrorists on Wednesday opened fire at a civilian in Tral area of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir. Soon after the incident, an encounter between the terrorists and the security men has broken out.

As per Kashmir Zone Police, the area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation is going on. More details in the matter are awaited.

On November 10, a similar encounter between the suspected terrorists and the security forces took place in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Two days later, Kashmir Zone Police revealed that two terrorists were eliminated in the Bandipora encounter. IGP Kashmir SP Pani said that the terrorists were related to the Lashkar-e-Taiba. He said that there has been no collateral damage in this operation and added that one terrorist has been identified as Abu Tala who was a Pakistani.

“There has been no collateral damage in this operation. Two terrorists were neutralised and they are related to Lashkar-e-Taiba. One terrorist has been identified as Abu Tala who was a Pakistani. The other terrorist is yet to be identified,” IGP Kashmir SP Pani said.