An official said that a gunfight broke out after the security forces approached the suspected site where the militants were hiding.

J&K: BSF officer killed in ceasefire violation

Ever since the abrogation of Article 370 last year, there have been spurt in incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the borders.

‘Terrorists killed wanted to disturb polls in J&K’

The slain militants were members of a Jaish-e-Mohammad group that infiltrated into the Union Territory from across the International Border in Samba sector.

In the ensuing firefight, two more terrorists were killed. The Indian side also saw three more casualties. Two of the injured soldiers have been evacuated.

The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday to respond to a plea seeking directions to them to restore 4G internet in the Union Territory in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.

A 45-year-old civilian was injured in heavy overnight mortar shelling by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday.