Jammu & Kashmir: Soldier martyred in Pulwama encounter, terrorist shot dead

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Published: August 12,2020 02:47 PM
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August 12, 2020: A soldier and a terrorist were killed during an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir after security forces launched an operation early morning on Wednesday.

August 12, 2020: A soldier and a terrorist were killed during an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir after security forces launched an operation early morning on Wednesday.



The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorist is being ascertained, officials said.





"One unidentified terrorist was also killed as the security forces launched a search operation in an orchard in Kamrazipora village of Pulwama. Further details shall follow," Kashmir Zone Police said as security forces continue with the search operation in the area.





Security forces launched a search operation in an orchard in Kamrazipora village of Pulwama in the early hours today based on information about the presence of terrorists there, officials said.





The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire, injuring two soldiers.



The injured security personnel were rushed to an Army hospital, where one of them lost his life during treatment.





An AK rifle and a few grenades were recovered from the encounter site, where the terrorist was killed.



The operation was going on when last reports came in, the officials said.