Four terrorists were killed in an encounter with thesecurity forces in Pinjora area of Shopian district of Jammu-Kashmir on Mondaymorning, police said.
Accordingto sources, three soldiers have also been injured in the encounter.
Securityforces had launched a cordon-and-search operation after receiving specificinformation about the presence of militants in the area, a senior policeofficial was quoted by news agency PTI.
Hesaid that the search operation turned into an encounter after militants firedupon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
Ajoint operation of army, CRPF and police was launched early in the morningafter a tip off about the presence of terrorists at Reban village. Themilitants were killed after a 12 hour encounter.