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Three militants killed in encounter Kashmir’s Kupwara district

PTI
Published Aug 23, 2015, 2:47 pm IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 2:47 am IST
A search operation is currently being conducted by the Army
A search operation is currently being conducted by the Army (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
 A search operation is currently being conducted by the Army (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

Srinagar: Three militants were killed on Sunday in an encounter with the army in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

The encounter began last night after troops launched a search operation in Khumhair forests of Handwara tehsil, which is still underway, following information about the presence of the militants, an army official said.

 

"Three terrorists have been killed while one soldier has sustained injuries during the operation," the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained.

 

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