Srinagar: Two security personnel and a terrorist were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samboora village, last night.
The slain terrorist has been identified as Badar of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
The encounter broke out after the security forces received inputs about two terrorists being holed up inside a house in Pulwama. The operation was jointly conducted by the troops of 50 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operations Group, and Central Reserve Police.
As the security forces were cordoning off the area, the terrorists hiding in the area started firing indiscriminately, wounding 2 Army jawans. The security personnel retaliated, killing the Jaish terrorist.Both the jawans later succumbed to their injuries. Internet services have been suspended in the area due to the encounter.