3 militants killed in Handwara encounter

New Delhi: Three militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in north Kashmir’s Handwara on Tuesday.

The encounter is still ongoing. Reports claimed that gunshots were heard at Handwara’s Khan mohalla.

Security forces have sealed the area, the reports said.

The development comes hours after three soldiers and a militant were killed in another gunfight during an anti-militancy operation in Bandipora. 

Eight security men, two officers among them, were injured in the gun battle.(Agencies)