Three militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

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Srinagar, Jan 8 : At least three militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, police said.

Security personnel first shot dead two militants and then a third who had sneaked into a nearby house in Kaneera village, a police officer said.

“The bodies are lying at the site,” the officer said.

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Personnel of the Army’s Rashtriya Rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Special Operations Group of the police ringed the village following a tip about the presence of militants but were fired upon, triggering the fighting.