- Presence of terrorists in Avneera village led army to start an operation
- The terrorists opened fired on them, retaliated by security personnel
- Five soldiers were injured in the gun battle, police said
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation on Saturday following information about the presence of terrorists in Avneera village of Zainapora area of the district, a police official said.
As security personnel were conducting searches, the terrorists opened fire on them, prompting the army to retaliate, leading to a gunbattle.