Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in overnight encounter with security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The terrorists were eliminaed in a joint operation conducted by the Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
After receiving intelligence inputs the forces cordoned off the area last night, following which an encounter took pl;ace.
The security forces recovered arms and ammunition and war like stores from the gunbattle area.
Terrorists on Monday killed seven Amarnath pilgrims from Gujarat, including six women, and injured 32 others as they struck at a bus in Kashmir’s Anantnag district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2000.