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Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunbattle with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Security forces launched a search operation at Magamin Handwara area of Kupwara District in north Kashmir following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said three Lashkar ultras have been killed.
The operation was going on when reports last came in.