Srinagar: Three militants were killed in a brief gunfight in Mandoora area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Awantipora district on Friday, police said.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, told GNS that three militants have been killed in the brief encounter. However the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.
Earlier, a joint team of police and army launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Mandoora.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight. (GNS)