Three militants killed in Sopore encounter

Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan.13: Three militants were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore district on Monday.

The gunbattle broke out between the security forces and the militants, following a military operation.

“In today’s operation, three militants got killed and three dead bodies which have been recovered in shell and identification suggests that the militants killed belong to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM),” Inspector General (IG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Abdul Gani Mir told media here today.

The police and the army launched a joint action to search the militants after they got information from intelligence about the militants hideout. (ANI)