Five militants were killed Sunday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, the Army said here.
The gunbattle broke out after the ultras opened fire on a search team of the security forces in the district's Kellem village this morning, an Army official said.
He said five militants were killed in the encounter. The identity and group affiliation of the ultras are being ascertained.
#UPDATE on Kulgam encounter: Bodies of the 5 terrorists killed, have been recovered; identity yet to be ascertained. Heavy stone pelting is on; 4 CRPF personnel sustained injuries. Search operation continues. #JammuAndKashmirhttps://t.co/Y9tUAg6Pwu