The slain terrorist has been identified as Shahid Ahmed Dar

A Terrorist has been killed in Kashmir in gunfight with security forces. The terrorists opened fire on a security check post. The terrorist was slain in a retaliatory gunfire

A terrorist was killed on Sunday evening during a gunfight with security forces in Kashmir's Shopian district.

According to police, a joint Mobile Vehicle Check Post was fired upon by terrorists from a vehicle. The incident took place at 8 pm on Sunday.

As the security forces returned fire, one terrorist was killed. The slain terrorist was identified as Shahid Ahmed Dar.

The army has confirmed the incident.

Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said,"A joint MVCP was fired at by terrorists in Pahnoo village in Shopian district at 8 p.m today (Sunday). In retaliatory operation, one terrorist was killed. Operation is in progress in the area."

Three over ground workers who are suspected to be accomplices were found dead in the car with the terrorist. Police has reached the spot and has started legal formalities.