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3 militants killed in J&K gunfight

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Three militants were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's district on Saturday, police said.

Upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of militants, the security forces on Friday night cordoned off Chowgam village of Qazigund area and launched a

"Immediately after the militants were trapped inside a house, they started firing at the security forces triggering the gunfight," police sources said.

"Firing exchanges have now ended, but searches are going on. The bodies of the three slain militants are yet to be recovered."

Reports from the area said the house in which the militants were hiding was razed to ground during the gunfight.

Meanwhile, between and the Bannihal town that passes through Qazigund area have been suspended.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 08:36 IST