Kashmir: An encounter with police and security force saw the deaths of three terrorists. Kashmir Zone Police on Sunday (January 12) stated that 3 terrorists were taken down in Tral region of Pulwama district.

In addition to successfully taking down the terrorists, security forces were able to recover arms and ammunitions.

However, the identities of the killed terrorists are yet to be ascertained.

Officials are also making attempts to find out the identity and affiliation of the terrorists.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet stated, "Tral Encounter update: 3 terrorists killed. Arms and ammunition recovered. Identities and affiliations being ascertained,"

The encounter between terrorists and security forces had started earlier in the morning today.

According to reports, upon receiving intelligence of the presence of militants, security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the Gulshanpora area of Tral. The trapped terrorists, reportedly, triggered the encounter by firing shots.

Further details are awaited.