Srinagar: Security forces killed three unidentified militants in two separate incidents in Kulgam and Pulwama districts in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
One soldier was killed and two jawans sustained injuries during the operation, police said. The area was cordoned off for search operation in the Redwani area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir around midnight, a police official said.
Police said security forces swung into action after getting information about the presence of militants.
Police sources said in another operation at Hafoo area of Tral, an unidentified militant was gunned down in an encounter with security forces.