SRINAGAR: Two terrorists and a soldier were killed in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
According to the report from the police officials, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Delipora village of Pulwama following information about the presence of terrorists there.
The terrorists were holed up in a house in Delipora area.
“The hiding ultras opened firing on the search party, who retaliated, triggering off a gun battle”, officials said.
“Three terrorists were killed in the gun battle and one jawan also lost his life in the operation”, they added.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists were being ascertained.
The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a search operation is underway.