Srinagar: Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Pinglish area of Tral in South Kashmir’ s Pulwama district on Sunday.
A police official said that two militants have been killed and their bodies have been recovered along with as many rifles.
The identities of the slain militants are yet to be ascertained, the officer said. He said that the search operation is still going on in the area.
As per the sources both the bodies were charred and beyond the recognition as the house where the militants were hiding was set on fire.
Earlier, the police officer said that the encounter broke out after the joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched cordon following “credible inputs about the presence of Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in the area.