SRINAGAR: Two unidentified militants were killed and an Army man was injured during an encounter between the ultras and security forces in Kulgam district on Saturday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Arrah area of Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Saturday based on specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, militants fired upon them.
The forces retaliated, ensuing a gunfight in which two militants were killed, the official said.
During the operation, an Army man was injured and he has been rushed to a hospital, he added. (AGENCIES)