At least four militants and a soldier were killed in a two-day-long gunfight near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir’s Kupwara district, an official said on Friday.
They were killed in Toot Maar Ghali area of Nowgam sector on the Indian side, a defence official told.
Army troops had launched an operation on Thursday morning following information that a group of militants sneaked into Indian side from across the border, the official said.
“Two militants were killed on Thursday and the other two were killed on Friday. The operation still continues,” he said at 12.30 p.m.
The LoC is the de facto border between India and Pakistan in divided Jammu and Kashmir.