In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) - the media wing of the military - said that the "fire raid" by terrorists occurred on the night of January 25-26.
The soldiers were killed during an exchange of fire with terrorists when security forces carried out an intelligence-based operation in Hoshab area.
Subedar Rautela is survived by three sons — Arun , Sumit and Amit. Arun has completed his engineering while his two younger brothers are still in school.
2 attackers also killed; civilian dies in troops firing on protestors demanding bodies of militants