One terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces while another — a resident of Gulshanpura, Pulwama, who absconding since September 25, 2020 — surrendered before security forces at Noorpura in Awantipura, Pulwama on Monday.
The encounter was a joint operation by security forces and Jammu and Kashmir police.
One AK rifle has also been recovered.
According to the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the terrorists were associated with the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen.
Chinar Corps said the joint operation was launched based on inputs from Jammu and Kashmir Police and a firefight ensued after a cordon was laid.