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This comes after the security forces on Sunday arrested three suspected terrorists in Karnah area of Kupwara district.
The encounter began after the militants opened fire on the security forces' personnel on patrol duty in Lolab valley.
An army official said security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Trehgam in Kupwara following information about presence of militants there.
Apart from the five terrorists, the fierce gun-battle which ended yesterday also claimed the lives of three Army jawans and two policemen.