Three militants killed in Tral gunfight

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Srinagar

At least three militants were killed in an encounter with counter-insurgent forces in south Kashmir’s Tral area of Pulwama district.

An official said that a joint team of army, Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Tral area on late Tuesday night following information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said during searches, an encounter broke out between the militants and counter-insurgent forces.

Three militant bodies have been recovered along with weapons so far in the operation, he said.

The identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained, he said, adding that a search operation is on at the site of the gunfight.

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