A soldier was killed and two terrorists were shot dead in a fierce encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam this morning. The gunfight broke out after the terrorists fired at a team of the Army, state police and CRPF that was conducting a cordon and search operation in the south Kashmir district 70 km from Srinagar.
After a five-hour encounter, two terrorists hiding in a house were shot dead.
Another terrorist was shot dead during an encounter at Tral in Pulwama district. The police said the terrorist was found hiding at house in a village in the district. Weapons have been recovered from the encounter site, the police said, adding a case has been filed.
Twenty terrorists have been shot dead in encounters with security forces in the last one week in Jammu and Kashmir.