Three militants killed in J&K gunbattle

Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Updated: Aug 10, 2009, 11:06 AM IST

Jammu: Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, police and security forces launched
a cordon and search operation in Loopjal area in Mahore forest
belt in the district, 110 kms from here, early this morning, a
police official said here.

The gun battle broke out when the militants fired on the
joint operation party, he said adding that three ultras were
killed in the encounter.

The operation is still going on, the official said.

Bureau Report