Three militants killed in Kupwara encounter

World Saturday 30/January/2016 22:16 PM
By: Times News Service
Three militants killed in Kupwara encounter

Srinagar: Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district of Indian-administered-Kashmir, a police official said on Saturday.
The gunbattle broke out at Dardpora in Lolab area of Kupwara on Friday night after security forces launched a search operation there, the official said.
He said while one militant was killed in the initial exchange of firing on Friday night, two others were killed on Saturday evening.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain ultras have not been ascertained yet, the official said, adding three weapons have been recovered from the scene of the encounter.