A militant has been killed in an encounter with government forces in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday morning.
A Police official said that a cordon and search operation was launched in Tral town on Monday evening around 8:00 pm after receiving inputs about presence of militants in the area.
He said after searching for 9 hours, contact was established with hiding militants at around 4:30 am on Tuesday.
"The militants opened fire on a search party which was retaliated triggering a gunfight in which one militant was killed so far," he said.
Further details awaited.