Kulgam, July 17 According to local news agency (KNO): Three militants were killed in an encounter which broke out on Friday morning in Nagnard village of Damhal Hanjipora in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

An official told News agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that three militants have been killed in the gunfight.

“Three Army men were also wounded during initial firing and 02 among them shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment,” he said, adding that searches are going in the area.

“#KulgamEncounterUpdate: Another #unidentified #terrorist killed (total 03). #Incriminating materials including #arms & #ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice” Kashmir Zone police tweeted.

The encounter broke out after a joint team of Police, Army’s 09 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.