The soldier Mukhtar Ahmad Malik died on the spot

Srinagar: Terrorists shot dead a territorial army soldier today, in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.

They barged into the house of Mukhtar Ahmad Malik at Churat in Kulgam and shot at him from a close range, a police official said.

The official said Malik, the soldier in the territorial army, died on the spot.