They said one terrorist was gunned down but his body was yet to be retrieved from the scene.
Jammu-based defence PRO Lt Col Suneel Bartwal said an army ambush party established contact with terrorists in Garhi battalion area around 2 am.
“Two individuals were observed moving across LoC in the general area Degwar Terva. In the ensuing firefight, one terrorist was seen dropping while the second moved towards Pintu Nala,” the officer said.
The whole area was cordoned off and a search operation is underway, officials said, adding further details are awaited.