Srinagar: Militants killed three persons, including two security force personnel and injured five in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night, an official spokesman said.

He said militants fired upon a joint patrol party of Jammu and Kashmir police and security forces at Jugal-Sakhimadan, resulting in the death of a Special Police Officer (SPO) and injuries to another. Militants later managed to escape under the cover of darkness, he added. Militants entered the house of one Mukhtar Ahmad Wani and fired upon the inmates with automatic weapons. The house owner and a driver, Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh, were injured. - UNI

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