Srinagar, Jul 12 (KMW): Three militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the central Kashmir district of Budgam early this morning, official sources said.
They said security forces and state police launched a search operation at village Radbugh, Beerwah, in Badgam following presence of militants last night.
However, when the security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, the militants opened fire, which was retaliated, ensuing an encounter.
People in the nearby areas immediately hit the streets trying to disrupt the operation.
However, additional security forces were rushed to seal the outer area of the cordoned off village to disperse demonstrators.