Srinagar: Government forces Sunday killed three militants in an encounter in Kashmir’s Uri, police said.
The encounter took place after the Army and police started searches in Kalgai area this morning following inputs about movement of militants.
“A cordon was laid and search operation was started in Kalgai area of Uri this morning following information about presence of militants in the area,” an Army official told PTI.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces.
“Three militants have been killed in the operation while one soldier has sustained injures,” he said, adding three civilians were also injured in the gunbattle.