Srinagar, Dec 9 : Three terrorists have been neutralied in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Mujgund area while five security personnel have been injured.
The entire military operation lasted over 17 hours.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation on Saturday evening after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists near the Srinagar-Bandipora road at a house at Mujgund village, around 11 kms from Srinagar.
“As the cordon was tightened, the militants opened fire, triggering an encounter,” a police officer said.
Weapons and other warlike stores have been recovered. Search operation is underway.