Srinagar, May 06 : Three militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between government forces and militants at Kanigam village in Imam Sahib area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.
A senior police said that three unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as search is on in the area.
He said that one militant surrendered while as rest turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.
Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.