The soldiers were returning from a search operation when the militants attacked their convoy, injuring six, three of whom later died.
Indian government using “crude, colonial-era sedition law” to “silence government critics,” according to human rights group
3 Pakistani soldiers killed in 'unprovoked' Indian shelling on Kashmir border
Separatist also slain in clashes between security forces, militants, police say
People take to streets in pro-independence demonstrations after the killing of four Kashmiri militantsw
Shutdown marks anniversary of hanging of pro-Independence leader Mohammad Maqbool Butt by Indian authorities in 1984
Ambassador condemns Indian forces' 'indiscriminate' tactics in region
Until and unless the Kashmir dispute is resolved, there will be no peace in the region, says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Ifthikar Ahmed was handed over to Rohina Kiani by border officials in the town of Wagah in Punjab province on Saturday evening following a long legal battle seeking his return from his father, Gulzar Ahmad Tantray.
Superintendent of police, Imtiyaz Hussain, said they had information that the militants were travelling toward the city of Srinagar.
House of Commons held debate last week on disputed Himalayan valley
The four family members died when an avalanche ripped through the small village of Badugam in the Gurez area, close to the unofficial border with Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, while they were asleep in their home.
Rajesh Kalia said troops cordoned off the village near the tourist resort of Pahalgam after receiving a tip that fighters were hiding out in a private home there.
High alert sounded in Jammu district after 3 construction workers killed, say Indian police sources
Muzzaffar Ahmad's killing is the first of a pro-independence militant by Indian forces in 2017
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Figures fuddled by Indian government
An Indian army convoy has been ambushed near Srinagar city
Indian soldiers killed after militants attack army base in Indian-held Kashmir
The Indian army, which maintains a heavy presence in the disputed territory, said that the two separatist rebels had clashed with soldiers in Naidkhai, just north of the main city Srinagar.
Johnson, who said he was visiting Pakistan for the first time, spoke a day after at least nine people were killed in Pakistani-held Kashmir when a civilian bus was hit by cross-border fire.