One militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kaivan area in Pulwama district on the outskirts of Awantipora town, Jammu Kashmir Police said on Tuesday.
Arms and ammunition have been recovered but identity and affiliation of the militant is yet to be ascertained.
Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “Encounter took place at the outskirts of Awantipora town. One militant killed. Arms and ammunition recovered. Identity and affiliation being ascertained. Search continues.”