Srinagar: Five terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Weapons and warlike stores have been recovered from their possession.
The gunfight erupted in the area in early hours after a joint team of security forces launched cordon and search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists in the area.
The encounter broke out earlier in the day in Kulgam's Kellam Devsar area. As the forces zeroed in on the suspected place, the hiding terrorists fired upon forces indiscriminately.
According to reportd, Authorities have retrieved the bodies of the five militants, but they have yet ascertain their identities. According to news agency ANI, four CRPF personnel have been injured in stone pelting by local residents.