Srinagar, August 04: On a specific input about the presence of three terrorists in general area of Herpora Kanelwan Karvel Anantnag, operation was launched by police Anantnag, 3 RR and CRPF 40/90 Bn.
During search operation terrorists fired on the search party resulting in exchange of fire. At around midnight taking advantage of darkness two terrorists fired and managed to give a slip. Cutoff party of Army retaliated fire.
Later on, it was learnt one individual riding a motorcycle Yamaha Libero (JK13-527?) with erased last numeral got killed in cross firing. No material leading to identity or I-card could be retrieved. Two mobile phones (Nokia 1209) and Jivi-N300 were seized from the said individual. One terrorist of HM outfit namely Yawar Nissar Shergujri @ Algazi got killed in the encounter. One SLR, 2 magazines, 40 rounds, one Chinese hand grenade and a pouch was recovered from the slain terrorist. One solider of 3 RR namely Rifleman Rohit Kumar No. 13771129K also sustained injuries.