Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar while confirming to GNS that four militants of LeT were killed while as one army Soldier recieved bullet wound in foot in a gunfight at Manihal.
However, the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained, IGP added.
One AK-47 rifle and two pistols were recovered from the slain militants.
Earlier, Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army and 178 BN of CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Manihal.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.(GNS)