Three terrorists were killed in an encounter between Army and terrorists in Tangdhar area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir.

Large cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site of encounter.

An army official said that the terrorists, believed to be part of Lakshar-e-toiba, were involved in the attack on a BSF post in Tangdhar sector on August 19 in which three jawans of the force were injured.

“Three weapons and other war-like stores have been recovered from the scene of the gunbattle,” the official said adding the combing operation was still in progress.