Srinagar- Three militants were killed in an encounter in Hakripora-Kakpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.
State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Hakripora-Kakpora area of Pulwama after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire at a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
Three militants were killed, the official said, adding that the search operation was still in progress.
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