Security forces today killed three Lashker-e-Taiba militants in an encounter in Gulabgarh area in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Army sources said the encounter,which was continuing when reports last came in,occurred at a place identified as Nari of Gulabgarh in Reasi district.
The killed terrorists were from the state and not foreigners,sources said to a specific question. Two of them were identified as Hurara and Qasim.
They were taken on by a team from the Rastriya Rifles,a force created for the sole purpose of fighting insurgency in the border state.
Some arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the encounter,official sources said.