Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants were killed in an overnight encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district.
The gunfire erupted on late Wednesday night after the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dadsara area of Tral, following information about the presence of terrorists there.
The slain terrorists have been identified as Ashiq Hussain Bhat, Mohammad Isaq Parray and Asif Ahmed Mir.
The security forces have recovered three AK-47 rifles and eight magazines from the scene of the gun battle, where search and sanitization operation are in progress.
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