The militants were challenged by the soldiers and in the ensuing gun battle, a militant was killed.
An AK 47 rifle and three magazines were recovered from the scene of the encounter.
With this, the number of militants killed in counter-infiltration operations along the LoC in Kupwara district has risen to 11 in the past five days.
Five militants were killed when army foiled an infiltration bid in Hafruda forest area of Handwara yesterday while four infiltrating militants were killed in Macchil Sector on Tuesday.
One ultra was shot dead in Keran sector of Kupwara district on Monday.
Five militants were killed in a failed infiltration bid in Keran Sector on July 9.