The gunfight broke out near Safaa-wali Gali Batpora forests after a joint search party of security forces comprising of Army’s JAKLI and RR intercepted the movement of a group of armed infiltrators during pre-dawn hours on Monday.
They said a body of an unknown terrorist has been recovered along with an AK rifle.
The identity of the slain terrorist is being ascertained. He is suspected to be a Pakistani national.
Two soldiers were injured in the gunfight and have been evacuated to hospital.
The operation is underway in the dense forest.