Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chhatlam area following inputs about the presence of terrorists there.
The search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon security forces in which two civilians got injured.
One terrorist was killed and another surrendered in the ongoing operation.
Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “01 unidentified #terrorist killed. 01 local #terrorist #surrendered during the #encounter. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow.”
Earlier, Chinar Corps, Indian Army in a tweet said, “Op Chhatlam, #Pulwama Update. While cordon was being laid, heavy fire was drawn from #terrorists in which two civilians were injured. Cordon beefed up. Injured persons have been evacuated. Joint Operation in progress.”