Pulwama Update: An army personnel martyred in gun battle

According to Kashmir Zone police, an unidentified terrorist and a soldier were killed during a firing battle in Pulwama. The encounter took place in an orchard of Kamrazipura & the soldier got critically injured in the initial few moments of the firing that was exchanged.

He later succumbed to his injuries this Wednesday. According to the authorities, a search operation has been initiated following the gun battle and one AK 47 assault rifle along with grenades, pouches & some other items were recovered from the site.

The security forces arrested five people, including a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist near Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir this Tuesday. A large cache of weapons in the frontier district of Kupwara has also been recovered as the investigation continues.