While the deputy commander of the Pakistan-based terror group was identified as Arif Hazar alias Rehan, the identities of the other two slain militants are being ascertained, police said.
Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, police said.
An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Rajpora area of Pulwama district late on Tuesday night, a police spokesman said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Baragam area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district after specific inputs about the presence of terrorists there.
The encounter took place at Qasbayar area of the south Kashmir district.
Two militants, who were involved in killing of a civilian and a sub inspector in Srinagar, were killed in twin gunfights in Pulwama and Srinagar on Friday.
The encounter broke out after the militants opened fire at the security personnel, who retaliated.
CRPF Constable Jaswant Singh, killed on Saturday by militants in Jammu and Kashmir, was cremated on Sunday with full state honours at his village near here in Haryana.
By afternoon, the security personnel neutralised one of the three militants while another militant's body was recovered after 5 PM, officials said, adding the firing had stopped.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Gulab Bagh area of Tral in Pulwama after receiving specific inputs about presence of militants there, a police official said.
Although broadband Internet services on landlines were functional, the speed has been choked to prevent uploading of videos and large images.
Two persons were injured in the security forces action even as the clashes were going on till last reports came in.