AJaish-e-Muhammad militant was killed in a brief gunfight with the securityforces in Verinag area of south Kashmir'sAnantnag district.
Anofficial said Iqbal Ahmad, a resident of Nowpora Dooru was killed ina brief gunfight in a forest area.
Reportssaid a joint team of Army's 19RR and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched acordon and search operation in Nowgam following inputs about the presence ofmilitants there.
Theofficial said that searches are underway in the area to look for more militantswho escaped after initial round of fire.
Meanwhile,mobile Internet has been suspended in Anantnag district following thegunfight.