New Delhi :
A terrorist was gunned down between in an encounter with security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said a gunfight broke out as the terrorists opened fire at security personnel, forcing them to retaliate.
Earlier on Wednesday, terrorists shot dead a woman and injured a man in the district.
"Terrorists fired upon a man and a woman at Singoo-Narbal in Pulwama district today. While the lady succumbed to injuries, the injured man has been rushed to a hospital," a police official said.
The deceased woman has been identified as Nigeena Bano.