Shopian: A Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was killed and two army personnel were left injured in an encounter between the security forces and militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
"An encounter broke out between security forces and militants at Wangam in Shopian after the security forces launched a search operation following specific intelligence inputs," a police official said.
Two army personnel were injured in the encounter, he said.
In the gun battle, one militant identified as Sadam Hussain Mir, a resident of Chatripora Shopian, belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen, was killed, the official said.
Security forces have recovered one assault rifle, five AK 47 magazines, 119 AK 47 rounds and one hand grenade, the official said.
Yesterday, two soldiers were killed after the Pakistani army had opened fire in a bid to facilitate two infiltration bids along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati and Mendhar sectors of Poonch district, the army had said.