Srinagar: Security forces on Monday foiled an infiltration bid near the line of control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing four Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants, a senior police official said.

Director general of police S.P. Vaid said four JeM militants were killed at Dulanja in Uri sector in a joint operation by the army, police and other security forces. “Three suicidal JeM terrorists killed in Dulanja Uri while infiltrating in a joint operation by @JmuKmrPolice/Army/ CAPF.Search for the fourth terrorist is still on," Vaid said in a tweet.

The DGP later updated that the fourth militant has also been killed.