Budgam: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed by security forces near Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir last night.
Based on inputs of presence of some militants in a specific house, an operation was launched by troops of Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Radbug village of Budgam.
The joint operation was launched at around 6:00 p.m. yesterday and at about 8.30 p.m. contact was established with terrorists.
The security forces also recovered arms and ammunition and war like stores.
This came a day after militants attacked a bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag distrcit.
At lease seven people were killed and more than 15 sustained injury in the attack.