Three militants were killed in an encounter which broke between goverment forces and militants in Lower Munda Area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam District on Monday morning, army spokesman in a statement said.
Srinagar based army spokesman said three militants were killed in a gunfight. However identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.
Till this report was being filed searches in the area was still on, army spokesman said.
The gunfight broke out after a joint team of Police and army’s 19 RR launched cordon and search operation in Lower Munda.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.
This is the sixth encounter in south Kashmir in the past eight days.