The militant was identified as Nouman. He was a Pakistani national.
He was involved in an attack on Lal Chowk in Kashmir in Feb 2010.
The encounter was started on Jul 20 in Haigham, 50 kms from Sopore, in which an army jawan was killed.
Army jawan Sanjay Kumar belonging to the Rashtriya Rifles was killed in the encounter on Tuesday, Jul 20.