Srinagar: Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, the Army said.
An Army official said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Hanjan area this morning after receiving specific information about the holed up militants.
During the search operation an encounter ensued as the ultras opened fire at the search party.
The official said four militants were killed in the gun battle.
During the operation weapons and other warlike stores were found at the encounter site, the official said.
The slain militants identities are being ascertained, the official said. The operation is underway.