Terrorists gunned down a civilian in Doda district while security forces apprehended a militant of Hizbul Mujaheedin (HM) outfit in Kishtwar and recovered arms and ammunition from a militant hideout in Reasi district of the state, a police spokesman said in Jammu.
A group of unspecified number of HM terrorists barged into the house of one Riaz Ahmed at Gadori-Magota in Marmat, 185 kms from Jammu, last evening, he said.
After a brief argument the terrorists shot him dead and fled.
In another incident, Rashtriya Rifle (RR) troops and police had a brief encounter with militants in forest area of Nagsani, 260 kms from Jammu, in Kishtwar district this morning, he said.
However, security forces apprehended one HM militant, identified as Mohammad Yusuf, after the encounter and recovered one AK-47 rifle, 25 rounds and two Chinese hand grenades from him.
Reports from Reasi district said that police busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of arms from it in forest area of Narkote Dhara, about 95 kms from Jammu, last night, the spokesman said.