SRINAGAR: A soldier was killed and another injured in an
with terrorists in Pulwama district of
Jammu and Kashmir
on Wednesday, officials said.
in an orchard in
of Pulwama in the early hours of the day on receiving information about the presence of terrorists there, they said.
The officials said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire on the personnel, injuring two soldiers.
The injured were rushed to an Army hospital, where one of them succumbed, they said.
The operation was going on when last reports came in, the officials said.