Three militants killed in Sopore encounter

Three militants were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir`s Sopore district on Monday.

ANI| Updated: Jan 14, 2014, 05:47 AM IST

Sopore: Three militants were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir`s Sopore district on Monday.
The gunbattle broke out between the security forces and the militants, following a military operation.

"In today`s operation, three militants got killed and three dead bodies which have been recovered in shell and identification suggests that the militants killed belong to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)," Inspector General (IG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Abdul Gani Mir told media here today.

The police and the army launched a joint action to search the militants after they got information from intelligence about the militants hideout.