Clash in Pulwama, terrorist killed, military officer martyred
Srinagar: A militant and an army officer have been killed in an armed clash on Tuesday morning in Goso area of Pulwama district of south Kashmir. A Jammu and Kashmir policeman has also been injured. A police spokesman said that the operation in the area has so far killed a terrorist, who is yet to be identified.
Official sources said that 53 RR and CRPF from Pulwama Police cordoned off the suspected area and conducted a search operation on Tuesday morning after receiving information about the presence of militants in Goso area of Pulwama district.
Sources said the militants opened fire during a siege at a suspicious location. The operation resulted in a serious injury to a soldier and a police officer. Both the injured were admitted to the hospital where the military officer died.
According to the sources, after the initial firing, a militant has been killed in the clash between the two sides and his identity is being ascertained. The operation is going on in the area.
123 terrorists killed this year
Meanwhile, with the death of another terrorist, the number of terrorists killed in the Kashmir Valley has so far risen to 123 this year. They include some high-grade terrorist commanders.