Search operations were conducted in the area after the gunfight, the police said.
A police official said that the security forces had received information about presence of militants at Wanigam Bala area of the district, following which a cordon and search operation was launched there, reported PTI.
He said that the operation turned into a gunfight as militants opened firing on the security forces. The identity of the militant is being ascertained, the official added.
Jammu & Kashmir | An encounter had started at Wanigam Bala area of Baramulla district. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow: Police pic.twitter.com/Eh9Kg49LTo
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