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Police said a search operation in Srigufwara turned into an encounter Monday morning when the militants, hiding in the area, opened fire at the security forces.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of militants in the area.
Ajay Pandit, who was a Congress party member, succumbed to his injuries in his native village Monday evening.
A plaque embossed in the wall of a gurdwara where 17 of 35 Kashmiri Sikh men were lined up and shot dead is now gone. All that remains are bullet holes.
The encounter took place after militants fired upon the security forces during a search operation.
A hunt is underway for suspected militants who hurled the grenade outside the deputy commissioner's office in Anantnag Saturday.
At least two militants attacked a patrol CRPF party with automatic rifles followed by grenades in Anantnag.
Voter turnout may have been dismal in Kashmir but Lok Sabha polls passed off without any major incidents of violence, thanks to a slew of security measures.
A BJP district vice-president was shot dead by militants in his house in Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir.
After a video of the instance surfaced, the vehicle was withdrawn from the person and driver it was attached to.
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