4:50 pm | Srinagar: A soldier and a Hizbul Mujahideen guerrilla were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said.
Security forces surrounded a house in Ladoora (Rafiabad) village early on Wednesday morning after learning that militants were hiding there. This triggered a fierce gun battle between the two sides.
The soldier from the Rashtriya Rifles and a militant died in the gun battle, a police official told Media Sources.
12:50 pm: One security personnel killed, two militants suspected to be hiding in the area.
Search operations underway.