Srinagar : Four militants and a soldier were Tuesday killed in an encounter between ultras and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir,?officials said here
Two other Army men were injured in the gunbattle
“Four terrorists have been killed in the operation in Nadigam area of Shopian,” Srinagar-based defence spokesman, Col Rajesh Kalia said
He did not give further details
However, a police official said an Army man was killed while two others were injured in the encounter
The operation is on, the police official said
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area Tuesday morning after receiving specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants there
The search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated.