Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in the Kilbal area of the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.
According to the preliminary investigation, the accused were engaged in providing logistical and other material support to the terrorists.
According to police, 168 militants are active in Kashmir and of them, 83 are foreigners and 85 locals.
The Egyptian efforts came a day after Hamas militants launched rockets into the Mediterranean Sea off central Israel, prompting Israel to carry out airstrikes on militant positions in Gaza.
Thirty-seven Houthi militants were killed on Saturday in a battle with the Yemeni army in Yemen's central province of Marib.
US announces USD five million reward for info on terrorist attack on atheist blogger Avijit Roy, wife
Roy, a 42-year-old Bangladesh-born US citizen, was hacked to death by Islamist militants just after he left a book fair at the Dhaka University on February 26, 2015.
The AFSPA gives sweeping powers to Central armed forces in areas where the Act is promulgated and protects them from persecution in courts and the danger from this is obvious.
Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Security forces arrested two LeT militants and recovered arms and ammunition in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
While three terrorists were killed in the Pombay operation, two were killed in the Goplapora gunfight.
Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti president Sanjay Tickoo told this newspaper that there is more fear, especially in Srinagar, now as compared to early 1990s.
Mawa whose family returned to Kashmir in 2018 said he will not leave again and is determined to stay in Kashmir despite opposition to the idea from his family.
The SIA shall comprise a Director and number of officers and employees as are deputed by the government from time to time.
Eleven civilians, including two teachers, a pharmacy owner and five non-local labourers, have been killed by militants in separate attacks in the valley this month.
Slain terrorists include those who gunned down migrant labourers; one soldier also dies