Kulgam Encounter: Three militants killed, identification going on
SRINAGAR: Three unidentified militants were killed by the government forces in a gun-battle in Khodweni area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district this morning.
Acting on a specific information, army, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police and CRPF laid a siege around Khodweni chowk in the wee hours Sunday, a senior police official told.
When the joint team started searches, he said, the militants hiding in a residential house opened indiscriminate fire upon them.
“The fire was returned triggering off an encounter. In the exchange of fire, three militants were killed,” a top police officer told.
Meanwhile three bodies slain militants have been recovered from the spot and identification is being acertaineas.