Based on specific information about the presence of militants in the Nowgam area of ​​the city, security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation there, a police official said. He said the search operation culminated in a meeting when the militants opened fire on security personnel, who retaliated.

Three militants were killed Wednesday in a meeting with security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar city, police said. Based on specific information about the presence of militants in the Nowgam area of ​​the city, security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation there, a police official said. He said the search culminated in a meeting when the militants opened fire on security personnel, who retaliated.

Three militants were killed in the firefight, the official said. Incriminating material, including weapons and ammunition, was recovered at the site of the encounter. Earlier, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said the militants captured were also those involved in the March 9 murder of a sarpanch in the Khonmoh area of ​​the city.


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