SRINAGAR: An army soldier was killed and two terrorists were shot dead during an encounter between ultras and security forces at Kashmir’s Sopore this morning officials said.
Two terrorists have been killed in the Sopore operation,” Srinagar-based Defence Spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said. He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired on the search party, who retaliated. The defence spokesman said a soldier also lost his life in the gunbattle.
The operation is underway. This is the third major encounter in the last 48 hours, and 10 terrorists have been killed in Kashmir. The operation is in progress, Col Kalia said, adding further details were awaited.