Three unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with police and security forces in the Zadoora area of Pulwama on Saturday, Kashmir Zone Police said.
One soldier, who was critically injured in the encounter, succumbed to his injuries, according to a Public Relations Officer of Defence, Srinagar.
The encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out at 1 am on Saturday.
Incrimination materials including arms and ammunition have been seized from the encounter site and the search operation is underway.
‘Pulwama encounter — Update: 03 unidentified terrorists killed. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition seized. Search going on. Further details shall follow,’ the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
‘Op Zadoora, Pulwama. Update. Three terrorists eliminated. One AK and two Pistols recovered. One soldier was critically injured and succumbed to his injuries. Joint operation in progress,’ Chinar Corps, Indian Army tweeted.
On Friday, two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kiloora area of Shopian district, police said.