One terrorist was killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, the Army said in a statement.

The terrorist was killed in Soyimouh village in south Kashmir's Tral in a joint operation with the police, the army further said. The operation is still underway.

This is the third encounter in Tral since Saturday.

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces on Tuesday in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, news agency PTI quoted Jammu and Kashmir Police as saying. A gunfight erupted between militants and security forces at Saimoh in Awantipora area of the district, a police official said.

Three heavily-armed terrorists were killed on Monday in an encounter with army troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said.

A group of terrorists attempted to sneak into India in the early hours of Monday but were intercepted by the alert troops near Kalal village, triggering a gunfight, the officials said.

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