hree militants were killed in an encounter between government forces and militants on the outskirts of Sopore in north Kashmir on Monday morning.
Officials in the police said that after a specific information army’s 22RR, police and CRPF launched an operation in Batpora village of outskirts of Sopore on Sunday evening. When the forces zeroed at the suspected spot, militants fired upon the forces, resulting in an encounter.
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Police confirmed that trio militants have been killed and search operation is still on.
The operation was on when this report was being filed but there was no fresh firing from either side.