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3 militants, soldier killed in J&K gunfight

IANS  |  Srinagar 

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

The gunfight is still continuing in Dolipora village which started early Thursday morning after security forces including Rashtriya Rifles (RR), (CRPF) and the (SOG) of the state police, started a cordon and following a tip-off about the militants.

"Identity of the slain militants was being ascertained. The operation is still going on," police said, adding that two soldiers and a civilian were also injured.

Meanwhile, there were also reports of clashes between stone pelting protesters and the security forces near the despite authorities announcing curfew-like restrictions in the area.

As a precautionary measure, authorities have suspended in

has also been brought down in city to prevent uploading of and posts.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 09:22 IST
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