Pulwama Encounter: Three terrorists killed, Army soldier martyred, weapons recovered

Three terrorists were killed and an army soldier was martyred in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Zadoora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.

Official sources said that three terrorists were killed, whose identity is yet to be ascertained.

Official sources further said that one Army trooper received bullet wound, who was subsequently shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries.

One AK rifle and two Pistols were also recovered.

Earlier, according to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army’s 50RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Zadoora.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.