Jammu and Kashmir: Soldier martyred; terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter

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A soldier was martyred, and a terrorist was killed on Wednesday in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

An AK 47 rifle along with grenades, pouches and other war like stores were recovered from the site of encounter.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “One #unidentified #terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow.”

Security forces launched a search operation in an orchard in Kamrazipora area of Pulwama based on information about the presence of terrorists there.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire, which was retaliated by security forces.

Chinar Corps- Indian Army tweeted, “Op Kamrazipora, #Pulwama Update. One terrorist killed. 01 AK along with grenades, pouches & other war like stores recovered. One soldier laid down his life in the line of duty. Search operation is in progress.”