One Army Jawan was killed and two terrorists were gunned in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday, officials said.
“Two terrorists have been killed in an ongoing operation in Panar forest area of Bandipora district (in north Kashmir),” a defence spokesman said here.
The jawan was martyred in the operation.
Security forces have launched a massive search and combing operation in the dense area to flush out other militants. Reports also suggested that the forces received a tip-off regarding the presence of some militants in the forest area.
(with agency inputs)