Srinagar: Two security personnel, one Sub Inspector and an Armyman, were killed and an Army Major seriously injured in an encounter with the terrorists on Tuesday. The terrorists were holed up in the Dadsar Tral region of south Kashmir.

According to reports, all the four terrorists were hiding in a house. When informed, police launched a joint search drive with the help of Army.

As soon as the Army entered the region and started the search operation, the terrorists opened fire on them and threw hand grenades in which two security personnel were killed while the Major was seriously injured.

After taking hold of the situation, the forces cleared the area and admitted the injured to a nearby hospital.

JPN/Bureau