A security personnel was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with militants in the forest area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore, media reports said.
The encounter started at Marwal forest area of Zaloora Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir.
Police official, according to report, said security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Marbal village of Zaloora area in Baramulla district in the wee hours following information about presence of ultras there.
The police official added that one policeman was also critically injured in the gunfight with militants and taken to a military hospital in nearby Kupwara district.
On November 7, a terrorist was neutralised and an Army personnel sustained injuries after a massive gunfight broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian.
An Army jawan was killed in a ceasefire violation in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on November 6.