Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Kashmir Vijay Kumar congratulated the joint team of police and security forces for conducting the successful operation without any collateral damage.
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Kapren area of Shopian district in the early hours of Friday, a police official said.
Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in the Drach area of Shopian, while a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed in the Moolu area.
Police claim 2 Jaish terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Baramulla; their 'identity being ascertained'
Police claim the 'terrorists' were "planning to target the Army's Agniveer recruitment rally" which concluded in Pattan's Hyderbeig on Thursday.
Security forces launched a cordon operation in Batpora following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
An unidentified militant was killed in the encounter, which was underway when reports last came in, he added.
Punjab’s Special Director General of Police (Railways) Sanjeev Kalra acknowledged the two letters were received by the railway authorities.
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said security forces had launched anti-militancy operations at 4-5 locations in the Valley yesterday evening.
Three suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists involved in the attack were killed in the retaliatory action by the Army inside the camp and a large quantity of arms and ammunition was seized from them.
The Afzal Guru Squad (AGS) of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad were behind yesterday’s fidayeen attack on District Police Lines (DPL) in south Kashmir.