03 JeM militants killed in Budgam gunfight

Srinagar, Jan 7: Three militants affiliated with Jaish-i-Muhammad were killed in an overnight encounter at Zolwa area of Chadoora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.

A senior police official said that three militants belong to JeM were killed in the gunfight. However, their identity is yet to be ascertained, he added.

Earlier reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Chadoora on Thursday evening.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

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