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3 civilians dead after terrorists pelt stones in Kulgam

ANI  |  Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

As many as three civilians were dead and two others injured after miscreants pelted stones at an army patrol in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday.

The incident took place while the army personnel were moving across the Hawoora Mishipora area.

Consequently, the army tried to disperse the miscreants and in the process, five individuals sustained injuries.

The injured persons were evacuated to a nearby hospital immediately.

Three persons, including a girl succumbed to their injuries, while the other two, are stated to be stable.

Investigation in the matter is underway.

Further details are awaited.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 22:31 IST