Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in overnight encounter with security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The terrorists were eliminated 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. The search operation turned into an encounter as the search party of the security forces was fired upon by the militants.
The security forces recovered arms and ammunition and war like stores from the gun
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.