Two terrorists and a soldier were killed Thursday in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, army said.
He said the hiding ultras opened firing on the search party, who retaliated, triggering off a gun battle.
An army official said two terrorists were killed in the gun battle while one jawan also lost his life in the operation, which was going on till last reports came in.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists was being ascertained.
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