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Three militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Three militants, involved in killing of a police on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir, were killed on Sunday in a gunfight in district, police said.

While confirming that all the three militants involved in killing of the had been eliminated during the gunfight in Khudwani area of district, states said: "Three bodies of terrorists recovered so far from encounter site".

Earlier, Vaid on his twitter page said: "Terrorists group that tortured our colleague of and killed him brutally are all trapped in an encounter with J&K Police/Army/CRPF in Khudwani Kulgam."

Security forces had surrounded Khudwani area of following information about the presence of militants.

Police said the hiding militants had opened fire on the security forces when the cordon around them was tightened after which an encounter had started.

Trainee constable, had been abducted from his home in Matulhama village of the district on Friday evening.

The bullet riddled body of the was found on Saturday in area of the same district.

The had come home on leave from

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First Published: Sun, July 22 2018. 09:06 IST
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