Two Border Security Force personnel and one terrorist were killed today in an operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Macchil sector, which is near the Line of Control.

“Security forces launched an operation in Macchil sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district following information about presence of terrorists in the area,” an Army official told news agency PTI.

He said one terrorist was killed in the operation that was going on till reports last came in.

“Two BSF personnel were also killed in the operation,” he said, adding that further details of the incident are awaited.