Three militants were killed on Sunday in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir. A police officer said that the security forces conducted a siege and search operation in the Urban area of Sopore town around midnight on Saturday after receiving information about the presence of militants.
He said that the search operation turned into an encounter around 4 am on Sunday when the militants hiding there started firing on the security forces and the security forces also retaliated. The officer said that three militants were killed in the encounter. He said that arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site of the encounter.