At least two soldiers have been martyred and two terrorists killed in an encounter in Jammu. In the operation, Nb Sub Sreejith M and Sep Maruprolu Jaswanth Reddy received fatal injuries, police said.
Two AK-47 Rifles and ammunition in heavy quantity have also been recovered from the terrorists. A detailed search of the area is underway.
A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander was also killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday, police said.
"One of the oldest & top commander of HM #terror outfit Mehrazuddin Halwai @ Ubaid got neutralised in #Handwara #encounter. He was involved in several terror crimes. A big success," Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar had tweeted.