Srinagar: A terrorist was killed and an Army personnel injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Arrah area of Kulgam in south Kashmir following specific information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting the searches in the area, terrorists fired upon them.
The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which a terrorist was killed, the official said.
An Army personnel was injured during the exchange of fire and he has been rushed to a hospital, he added.
The official said the operation is on and further details are awaited. (PTI)
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