An army soldier has been martyred today in a gunbattle with terrorists in Anantnag. Two terrorists have also been gunned down in the encounter. 

Deccan Herald

The terrorists are reportedly linked to the Pulwama attack of February. 
The encounter comes a day after an army convoy was attacked with an IED in a village in Pulwama, just a few kilometres away from the site of February attack on CRPF jawans. 6 soldiers were injured in the attack.

On Monday, an army Major was also martyred and 3 soldiers were injured fighting terrorists in another gunbattle in Anantnag. 


A police officer who happened to be there during the encounter mentioned

There was an input about the presence of terrorists in the area after which we condcuted a search operation. During the operation, they opened fired at the Army officers, which lead to an encounter.   
Indian Express

The increase in the spate of attacks in the recent past, presents a grim picture where over 10 security personnel have lost their lives fighting terrorists in the area, in a span of 5 days.

Last week, a lone Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist attacked a patrol team of the paramilitary force in Anantnag, killing five CRPF personnel.