3 terrorists were killed at Zadoora village of Pulwama in South Kashmir in the wee hours of Saturday after an encounter broke out between militants and a joint team of security forces. The encounter broke out after security forces launched an operation against the terrorist who were hiding in Pulwama. The 3 terrorists are claimed to be linked from Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), terror outfit which have roots in Pakistan.
However a soldier of the Indian Army was also killed during the gun battle in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. On Friday, 3 terrorists were also killed in an encounter in Shopian district and with this new encounter total number terrorists killed in J&K has surged to 6 in less than 24 hours.