SRINAGAR: Three militants have been killed in an overnight encounter in Sugan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, police said.
An official said that three militants were killed during a gunfight but their identity is yet to be ascertained. “All three slain militants are locals, two are from Hizbul Mujahideen and one from Al-Badr,” he said.
The encounter was suspended late night on Tuesday due to darkness, however it was resumed in the early morning.
The encounter was started after a joint team of Police, Army’s 3 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Sugan area of south Kashmir.