Since January the police and the army have killed four top militant commanders having huge operational capabilities.
The injured soldiers are being treated at the army's base hospital in Badami Bagh area of Srinagar.
Earlier, acting on specific information, the security forces surrounded Awneera village on Saturday evening upon which they were fired at by the militants, leading to the gunfight, a police spokesman said. Two among them succumbed to injuries last night.
Rising Kashmir has learnt that dozen of people have also sustained pellet injuries during the overnight clashes wth the state government forces. At the time of withdrawal of the CASO party from the encounter site, the militants fired indiscriminately upon army vehicles in which one person namely Mohammad Syed of Shopian was injured.
Internet services have been blocked in Badgam district following the identification of Itoo among the slain militants.
The cordon and search operation was later called off as the militants managed to escape from the area.
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