Three unidentified militants were shot dead after they tried to infiltrate the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, a defence spokesman said on Friday.
The Army on Thursday foiled the infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district, the spokesman said.
He said alert troops noticed some suspicious movement along the LoC near Tourna in Boniyar area in the early hours of Thursday and challenged the infiltrators.
The infiltrators opened fire towards the positions of the security forces which was retaliated, he said, adding three militants were killed in the gunbattle.
The identity and group affiliation of the terrorists were not immediately known.