There have been two encounters in Shopian in less than 12 hours.
Earlier on Wednesday, three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an encounterwith the security forces at Drach area in South Kashmir's Shopian district.
"One local terrorist of proscribed terror outfit LeT killed in Moolu encounter. Operation going on," police said.
The gunfight started after a joint team of police and security forces got an input about the presence of terrorists in that area.
After the security forces cordoned off the area, terrorists hiding there started firing drawing retaliation by the security forces.
There have been a series of encounters between the terrorists and security forces across Kashmir in the recent past in which many terrorists have been eliminated.
One terrorist was killed in an encounter between the terrorists and security forces in the Baskuchan area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday. (IANS)