While one soldier was martyred, the Indian Army managed to gun down 3 terrorists in a gunfight that flared up in the Dalipora area of Pulwama, South Kashmir.
Thursday morning brought with it an encounter that broke out between militants and Indian Army soldiers in Dalipora,South Kashmir. During this encounter a soldier and three terrorists were killed.
The encounter initiated when the troops of CRPF, Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group were collectively leading a pre-dawn search and cordon operation and the terrorists opened fire at them. The terrorists were, reportedly, taking cover in a house. Apart from the 3 terrorists, a fourth body was found at the site of the encounter. It was revealed later that the body belonged to a civilian.
The open fire also left two soldiers and a civilian injured.
Apart from this, large quantities of weapons have been retrieved from the site.
As a precaution, internet in the area has been shut down.