Their bodies have been recovered from the Mir Mohalla area in Tral region. "We have also recovered two AK-47 rifles. A combing operation is underway," a police officer said. Mobile Internet services in the town was suspended.
There was heavy firing on Thursday between Indian and Pakistan across the Line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said it searched 11 places of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants and separatist leaders in connection with the Pulwama terror attack and terror-funding.
Two militants belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
Reports said all three slain militants belonged to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) outfit, which claimed responsibility for the February 14 suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers.
Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. Police said one of the militants, whose identity is yet to be established, was killed in Warpora locality.
The Army said on Tuesday that it is fully prepared to deal with any fallout of the American military pullout and negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan on the security situation in Kashmir.
Sunday's announcement comes after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who visited the Kashmir Valley on Friday, had said that security provided to those who receive money from Pakistan would be reviewed.
An Indian army officer was killed in an IED blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Saturday while a soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in the same area.
The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Moahammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the bloodbath and released a video clip of the suicide bomber which it claimed was shot before the young man carried out the audacious attack in Lethpora, about 30 km from here.
Ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and 15 others injured on Thursday in an audacious suicide attack by militants on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
During the night, the sentry of Army Artillery unit at Rajarwani detected some suspicious movement around the camp and opened the fire. Two men were later spotted in a nearby drain during a search operation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Sunday on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir where he is slated to inaugurate developmental projects and officially kickstart the BJP's Lok Sabha poll campaign in the state.
One of the three soldiers injured at the start of the gun battle succumbed to his critical injuries in hospital, the police said. "A search operation is still going on in the area," the officer said.
Six Kashmiri militants of the Al Qaeda-affiliate Zakir Musa group, Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, were gunned down by security forces in an encounter on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Two youths identified as Amir Ahmad and Abid Hussain were declared brought dead in a district hospital where they were taken for treatment of gun shot injuries. Four other civilian protesters succumbed to their wounds, authorities said.
An Indian Army soldier and six Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in an encounter in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district leading to clashes with protesters that left one civilian dead.
An Indian Army Major and three soldiers were killed in a gun battle that also left two militants dead on Tuesday when an incursion bid from Pakistan was foiled on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said.
Apart from the deaths of four pilgrims in a landslide in Brarimarg-Railpathri area of Baltal trek, the pilgrimage in 2018 that started on Jaune 28, has so far been proceeding smoothly.
Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and two other persons injured in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday, police said.
Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers and a civilian have been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district after a foiled weapon snatching attempt, police said.
As civilians poured out of their homes and clashed with the security forces during the fighting, security personnel fired tear gas and pellet gunshots to prevent any disruption in the operations, leading to at least 20 injuries.
A special police officer (SPO) who went missing from Pampore police station in Jammu and Kashmir with an AK-47 rifle, has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen, the militant group said.
Two militants, a civilian and a policeman were killed on Friday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.