Following intel inputs, the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir launched a search and cordon operation in Kulgam.
The subsequent operations led to killing of five terrorists.
It emerged that while three were shot dead this morning during a cordon and search operation, while the two others were killed during the encounter.
The security forces said they have found a large number of guns and other weapons at the encounter site.
Police also confirmed that train services between Baramulla and Qazigund were stopped.
The intel reports had indicated that terrorists have been hiding at Chowgam in the south Kashmir district.
It is said that the terrorists opened fired at the forces following which a gunfight broke out.
The encounter has ended with the death of the five terrorists, the police said.>