According to the information given by a defence spokesman, in an incident that took place in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir killed at least four militants after a gunfight between security forces and militants.
“Four terrorists have been eliminated in a Pulwama operation,” Srinagar-based defence spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said.
Weapons and war-like stores have been recovered from the encounter site.
A police official said a cordon and search operation was launched in the Lassipora area following specific information about the presence of militants there. It turned into an encounter after militants fired upon the security forces.
The identification and group affiliation of the militants killed was being ascertained, the official said.