Army officials had received information regarding the presence of terrorists in J&K’s Pulwama. According to Kashmir Zone police, the operation was launched early morning on Wednesday, in an orchard in Kamrazipora village of Pulwama.
On reaching the site, the terrorists had opened fire on the security forces. According to the latest reports, A soldier was initially injured. However, he succumbed to death after being rushed to the army hospital.
In addition, one unidentified terrorist was also killed. weapons such as a hand grenade and an AK 47 rifle were also discovered on the site.
Prior to this, 5 people were arrested by security forces in the frontier district of Kupwara near LoC in north Kashmir.
The operation is currently underway.