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Some arms and ammunition and incriminating material were recovered from the slain terrorist who was identified as Ishtiyaaq from Pakistan, the spokesman said.
The explosion took place in Rajwar area when the grenade went off when the officer was giving a demonstration to the soldiers in the forest area.
A high-level inquiry has been ordered against the students from Jammu and Kashmir, an AMU official said.
Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who delivers the Friday sermon at the mosque, said that this was yet another example of Indian repression in Kashmir.
Manan Bashir, who joined militancy in January, was trapped in the cordon along with another Kashmiri militant
Meanwhile, authorities suspended the mobile internet of all cellular companies to prevent the spread of any rumours.
Jammu and Kashmir: Eight militants killed, 12 security men including 2 officers injured in 3 gunfights
A police officer said a contingent of police, CRPF and army men tracked the three Jaish fidayeen, who had escaped yesterday after exchanging brief gunfight with policemen.
This comes after the security forces on Sunday arrested three suspected terrorists in Karnah area of Kupwara district.
A hunt has been launched to nab the assailants.
Police and the Army officials, however, refused to confirm or deny the incident.
Defence spokesman said that they received credible information that four newly recruited local militants of Al Badar had to go to the other side of the LoC for receiving arms training.
Militants were trying to infiltrate from across the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.
When the cordon was tightened, hiding militants opened fire triggering the encounter in which the soldier was injured.
The encounter began after the militants opened fire on the security forces' personnel on patrol duty in Lolab valley.
Security forces launched a search operation in Check Sodul village in Handwara area following information about the presence of terrorists in the area.