Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants killed after day-long gunbattle in Bandipora

Srinagar: Three unidentified militants were killed in a day-long gunbattle between ultras and security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, army officials said.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

Three rifles and one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) have been recovered from them, they said.

No army official has been killed or injured in the operation.

The encounter started this morning after security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khushi Mohalla in the district, about 35 kms from here, following information about presence of militants there, police said.

One militant was killed in the gunbattle by the afternoon, police said.


Updated Date: Feb 04, 2016 22:06 PM

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