was killed and an
injured in an encounter in
and Kashmir on Friday, police said.
launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora in Pattan area of Baramulla 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 search party of the forces, who retaliated.
In the initial exchange of firing, an Army officer sustained injuries, the official said, adding the injured officer has been taken to the 92 Base Hospital here.
His condition is stable.
A defence spokesman said one terrorist has been killed in the operation, which was going on till last reports came in.