Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.
Army’s Srinagar-based spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said three militants have been killed in Pinglish encounter.
He said that the search operation is still going on in the area.
The identities of the slain militants are yet to be ascertained, an official said.
Earlier, the police officer said that the encounter broke out after the joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched cordon following “credible inputs about the presence of Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in the area.