Srinagar, May 18: Three terrorists were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Three terrorists have been killed in Panzgam operation. Weapons and war-like stores were recovered,” Defence Ministry Spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.
“Bodies of three militants have been recovered,” he added.
On Friday night the security forces cordoned off and launched a search operation in Panzgam following a tip off about militant presence.
The hiding militants when challenged had opened fire triggering the encounter.
As a precautionary measure, ahorities have suspended mobile Internet services in the area.