Three militants have been killed in an encounter that began on Tuesday evening between militants and forces in Rudbugh area of Budgam district.
Reports said that the slain militants were part of Hizbul Mujahideen.
While the bodies have been recovered, the identity of the slain is yet to be ascertained.
The encounter had begun on Tuesday evening when forces launched a cordon-and-search operation after they got information about the presence of militants in Radbugh village in Bunmakhama area of Magam . During the operation, forces made a contact with the militants triggering a gunfight.
A joint team of CRPF, Army’s RR and the Jammu and Kashmir Police’s SOG were on job.