An Indian Army officer is also among the injured and has been sent for treatment.
“16 Corps Commander Lt Gen Manjinder Singh is continuously monitoring the situation on the ground. The area is being sanitized,” Indian Army officials said.
Officials told News24 that the two terrorists were detected while trying to enter a post in the dark in Pargal, Rajouri. They were engaged in a gunfight by alert soldiers.
“The terrorists have been gunned down, while three soldiers lost their lives and two were injured and are being treated,” the officials said.
Defense officials told news agencies that, “In a terrorist attack 25 km from Rajouri, two terrorists carried out a suicide attack on a company operating base of the Indian Army. Both the terrorists have been killed, while three of their own soldiers have lost their lives. carries on.”
Earlier, ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh had said that someone tried to cross the fence of Indian Army camp at Pargal in Darhal area of Rajouri.
“There was an exchange of fire. Additional teams were sent to the area 6 km from Darhal. Two terrorists have been killed,” he said.
Officials said the encounter is over now, but operations are on to find out whether terrorists are hiding elsewhere in the nearby area.