Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Kulgam

Security personnel
Security personnel keep vigil during a high alert after two drones were noticed hovering over Ratnuchak-Kaluchak military station area on Sunday night, in Jammu, Monday, June 28, 2021. PTI

Srinagar: Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

The gunbattle between the militants and security forces started in Chimmer village during a cordon and search operation launched by the law enforcement agencies in the area, the police said.

Two militants were killed in the early exchange of firing while the third ultra engaged the security forces for several hours before being neutralized, they said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained.

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