J&K: Terrorist killed by security forces in Awantipora
Srinagar, Jan 07: A terrorist has been killed in a gun battle that broke out in Awantipora area of Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday morning.
Police said arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militant whose identity and affiliation are being ascertained. The terrorist is said to be a local.
Meanwhile, the police have launched a combing operation in the area.
Earlier, two Army soldiers were killed during an encounter with terrorists in Naushera sector on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. They were identified as Naik Sawant Sandip Raghunath and Rifleman Arjun Thapa Magar.