Three unidentified militants were killed on Thursday evening when the slain militants fired upon security forces at a check point in Tral area of south Kashmir, police said.
Police said a joint patrol party was fired upon by militants at Aab-Ghar Tral. “The party retaliated the fire and in the ensuing encounter three unidentified militants were killed. The identity of the killed militants is being ascertained,” police said adding one SLR, one carbine, one pistol, grenades and other ammunition have been recovered from the slain militants.
Sources said that the bodies of the three slain suspected militants have been kept at the Police Station Tral.
Meanwhile, situation in Tral was very tense after the firing incident.