Three militants were killed and an army soldier injured in an encounter in Zadoora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
Official sources told news agency GNS that three militants have been killed, whose identity is yet to be ascertained.
They said one Army trooper received bullet wound, was subsequently shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment.
The gunfight broke out after a joint team of Police, Army’s 50RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Zadoora.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.