Srinagar: Police on Tuesday said that three LeT militants have been killed in a gunfight with government forces in Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Police said that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Khar Mohalla in Magam early morning.
As such the joint team of forces intensified the search operation the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off a gunfight.
Three militants have been killed so far during the gunfight. The operation was underway.