Srinagar- An Indian occupational army soldier was killed and a Mujahid was martyred in an encounter in Kamrazipora area of Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, sources said here.
Occupational forces launched a search operation in an orchard in Kamrazipora village of Pulwama in the early hours of the day on receiving information about the presence of mujahideen there,
The Indian officials said the search operation turned into an encounter after mujahideen opened fire on the occupational army personnel, injuring two soldiers.
The injured were rushed to an Army hospital, where one of them succumbed, they said.
One mujahid was martyred in the gunfight, the Indian officials said, adding that an AK rifle and a few grenades were recovered from the encounter site.
The operation was going on when last reports came in,