Troubled locals, who found the bodies said that they bore bullet injuries and torture marks.
According to a report in Tehelka, the three youngsters were in their early 20s and their bodies were recovered from Dangerpora on Nihalpora-Wailoo road.
"The bodies of three youths have been found in an apple orchard in Chour (Dangerpora) village in Baramulla district. They were aged between 17-21," a police officer told IANS.
Locals said none of the three youths had so far been identified.
The police officer said a probe was on to find the cause of the deaths.
Investigators are also reportedly ascertaining whether the youth were affiliated to any insurgent factions in the valley.
3 unidentified bodies recovered from Pattan, Baramulla (J&K) with bullet marks. pic.twitter.com/ZCklmdyQEKâ€” ANI (@ANI_news) September 14, 2015