Army kills three militants in Kashmir gunbattle

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.



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