| GEO World|
| Indian troops kill 3 militants in held Kashmir|
| Updated at: 1247 PST, Thursday, August 28, 2008|
SRINAGAR: Indian troops have shot dead three militants in held Kashmir, the army said Thursday.
"The operation is over. We killed third militant early today (Thursday)," Indian army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel S.D. Goswami told foreign media from the stand-off on the outskirts of Jammu city.
The army, backed by paramilitaries, had killed the two other militants on Wednesday evening during a fierce gun battle.