Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed and an Army jawan injured in an encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir`s Pulwama district Saturday.
Security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Aripal village in Tral area following information about presence of militants there, an Army spokesman said.
He said contact was established with the militants and so far one unidentified ultra has been killed.
"The body of the militant, along with one AK 47 rifle, has been recovered," the spokesman said, adding the operation was still in progress.
He said an Army jawan was also injured during the operation.