Army soldier, terrorist killed in J-K’s Pulwama, say police
Police said a search operation was ongoing in the Kamrazipura area of Pulwama district.Updated: Aug 12, 2020 09:38 IST
At least one soldier of the Indian Army and an unidentified terrorist were killed during a gunbattle in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday morning.
Kashmir Zone police tweeted that the encounter took place in Kamrazipura of Pulwama. There was an exchange of fire when security forces approached an orchard in Kamrazipora early on Wednesday.
The soldier was injured in the initial exchange of firing and later succumbed. They added the search operation is on.
One AK 47 assault rifle along with grenades, pouches and other war like stores were recovered from the encounter site, an army spokesperson said.
On Tuesday, security forces arrested five people, including a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, recovered a large cache of weapons in the frontier district of Kupwara near Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir.