Jammu: Three militants were on Thursday killed in an encounter with security forces in Lolab area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. As per the reports, the operation was launched by forces which included Army's 18 RR and SOG of the Jammu and Kashmir Police. The area near Dobwan forest has been cordoned off.
The encounter began hours after the arrest of LeT militant Abu Ukasah alias Hanzullah at Sogam market. On Monday evening, the militants had managed to escape after injuring a soldier in Sogam area. Forces are yet to confirm whether the militants involved in this operation are the same.