Srinagar, Nov 27: An Indian Army soldier and two militants possibly of the Lashkar-e-Taiba group were killed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district during a gunfight, police said.
A sub-inspector and a constable of the Central Reserve Police Force were also injured in the encounter in Redwani village after the security forces surrounded it on receiving specific information that two to three terrorists were present.
#UDPATE Kulgam encounter: One jawan of Rashtriya Rifles died in action, two jawans of 163 Bn CRPF injured. Two terrorists neutralised, their identities and affiliations are being ascertained. #JammuAndKashmir https://t.co/Hwhr4B5nfx
— ANI (@ANI) November 27, 2018
The exact identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.
A second encounter was also underway in Hafoo village in Tral area of Pulwama district.