Srinagar: Gunfight between militants and government forces at Gattipora village of Shopian district ended late Monday evening on the killing of all the militants, police said.
The three slain militants have been identified as Zahid Ahmad of Ganowpora Shopian, Mohammad Asif of Kathawhalan Shopian and Mohammad Irfan of Heff Shopian. All the three belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen.
Earlier, forces laid siege of the village after input about the presence of militants.
The hiding militants opened fire on forces triggering gunfight.