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Three militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Published by Kashmir News Trust on May 16, 2019, 5:41 pm

Kashmir News Trust Web Desk

Shopian: In a third gunfight, three militants was killed here in Hendew village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
  
Official sources said that a siege was laid around the village by combined force including the soldiers from 44 Indian Rashtriya Rifles after inputs about the presence of militants.  
 
During the search operation, militants and soldiers confronted with each other and during the exchange of fire three militants were killed, whose identity is yet to be ascertained.
  
Reports said that a soldier also sustained bullet injuries and was shifted to hospital for treatment.
 
Earlier gun fights raged in Pulwama and Kupwara areas. In Pulwama alone, three militants, a soldier and a civilian were killed in an encounter.