Srinagar, July 6: A soldier was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, officials said. They said security personnel were conducting a cordon-and-search operation in Modergam village of the south Kashmir district when the terrorists opened fire at them.

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter Breaks Out Between Security Forces and Terrorists in Modergam Village in Kulgam District (Watch Video).

Soldier Killed in Gunfight with Terrorists

The officials said the soldier of the Indian Army sustained injuries in the exchange of fire and died. The operation is underway and further details are awaited, they added.