Srinagar: Three militants were killed in an overnight military operation in Zolwa area of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.
#BudgamEncounterUpdate: 03 #terrorists killed in #encounter. Identification & affliation being ascertained. #Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered: IGP Kashmir@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/CV44ETA2zg
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) January 7, 2022
Police said that three militants were killed in the operation and their affiliation and identification are being ascertained.
Earlier, the police said a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Chadoora on Thursday evening.
As the joint team of armed forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering the operation.