Two terrorists were killed and a central reserve police force (CRPF) trooper was martyred on Tuesday in a gunfight in J&K’s Pulwama district.
Police said the incident happened on early Tuesday in an encounter between the security forces and the terrorists in Bandzoo village of Pulwama district.
Bandzoo village is situated one kilometre ahead of Pulwama town on Pulwama-Shopian road.
“Following specific information about the presence of terrorists in Bandzoo village, security forces including the local police, Rashtriya Rifles and the CRPF started a cordon and search operation during which an encounter started.
“Two terrorists have been killed in this encounter. A CRPF jawan sustained critical injuries during the encounter.
“He later succumbed to critical injuries. Firing has stopped, but searches are still going on,” police said.