3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama

PTI

File Photo: Security personnel leaving after the end of encounter with militants at Hajan of district Bandipora of North Kashmir on Tuesday. Three army men one militant and fifteen others were injured in gun battle.

File Photo: Security personnel leaving after the end of an encounter with militants at Hajan of district Bandipora of North Kashmir on Tuesday. Three army men, one militant and fifteen others were injured in a gun battle.

At least three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said on Wednesday.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tral area of Pulwama district late Tuesday night following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said during searches, an encounter broke out between militants and security forces.

Three unidentified militants were killed in the gunfight, the official said adding more details were awaited.

(PTI)