|Early Times Report|
Srinagar, Feb 12: A terrorist was killed and an Army jawan was martyred in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday morning. A second soldier was also injured in the encounter that took place in Ratnipora area in South Kashmir. Earlier, it was erroneously reported that two soldiers were killed in the gunfight. Meanwhile, the deceased jawan was identified as Baljeet Singh.
"One militant has been killed in an ongoing operation in Ratnipora area of Pulwama," police sources said.
"The encounter has ended. In this encounter, one soldier attained martyrdom and one terrorist was killed who was wanted in many cases. De-induction has been smoothly completed. Further investigation underway," SP Pani, Kashmir IG, said.