Army kills three militants in Kashmir gunbattle

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Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) At least three militants were killed on Thursday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A defence source told IANS here that security forces began a search operation after they received specific information about the presence of militants in forests of Lolab. The militants who were hiding there fired upon the forces, triggering a gunbattle.

The official added that the operation was still going on.

–IANS

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