Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; search operations underway

The encounter broke out after the militants fired upon a patrolling party of the security forces at Lower Munda in Qazigund area of the south Kashmir district, a police official said.

Press Trust of India April 27, 2020 11:14:43 IST
Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; search operations underway

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, leaving three terrorists dead, a defence spokesman said.

The encounter broke out after the militants fired upon a patrolling party of the security forces at Lower Munda in Qazigund area of the south Kashmir district, a police official said.

He said the security forces retaliated, which triggered the gun fight.

Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said, "Three terrorists have been killed in the joint operation at Lower Munda."

He said the operation was in progress when reports last came in.

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