Gunfight in J&K, three militants killed

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Jammu and Kashmir: According to the information given by the police, the number of militants dead has risen to three and the body of a third slain militant has been recovered from a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

The gunfight began yesterday in Bahmnoo village between the Army and militants. State and central police forces later joined the operation that continued through the day. Two militants were killed on Monday, while four soldiers were injured during the gunfight.

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Two civilians had also sustained gunshot wounds as protesters engaged in clashes with the security forces by pelting stones at them to disrupt the anti-terror operation. The body of the third militant was recovered on Tuesday after firing exchanges stopped in the area.

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