Srinagar: Three unidentified militants have been killed in a gunfight in Sinoo area of Gandoha in Doda district on Wednesday.

Srinagar based news agency GNS quoted senior police officer as saying that three militants have been killed so far while the search operation is still underway in the area. The identity of the militants will be only ascertained once the operation concludes.

Also from their possession Arms and Ammunition including a US made M4 rifle has also been recovered.

Earlier a joint team of Police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Sinoo area on a very specific input.

As the joint team approached towards the suspected area, the hiding militants fired upon the joint party, leading to an encounter.