Srinagar, Dec 29: At least four terrorists were killed in an encounter which broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
Arms and ammunition have been recovered.
According to police, the security forces surrounded Hajin Payeen village after receiving information about the presence of militants there.
“As the cordon was tightened, the militants who were hiding opened fire. That triggered an encounter in which two militants have been killed,” news agency IANS quoted an informed source as saying.
Reports from the area mentioned that the slain militants belonged to Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit.
Searches are underway in the area.