Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. The militants were killed at Panjran in south Kashmir, a police official said.
He said the operation, which began Thursday evening, was over. The militants reportedly belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, the official said. On Thursday, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama, following information about presence of the militants there.
A gunfight broke out as the militants opened fire at the security forces, who retaliated, the official said. He said the identity of the slain militants was being ascertained.