SRINAGAR: An unidentified terrorist was killed and three security personnel, including an
, were injured in an encounter in
Jammu and Kashmir
on Friday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search
at Yedipora in
of the district in
following specific information about the presence of terrorists, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a
of the forces, which retaliated.
In the initial exchange of fire, an Army officer sustained injuries, the official said, adding the injured officer has been taken to 92
here for treatment.
A defence spokesman said one terrorist has been killed in the operation.
He said the injured Army officer was undergoing treatment and his condition was stable.
As the gunfight raged, two special police officers also sustained injuries, the police official said, adding the injured cops were evacuated to a local hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, another gunfight broke out in Babhaar area of Pulwama district after terrorists opened fire on a party of security forces from an orchard, the official said.
The exchange of fire was going on but there were no reports of any casualties on either side so far, he added.