Three militants killed, 3 army men injured in Kulgam gunfight

Srinagar: Three JeM militants were killed in a encounter in Nagnad Chimmer area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that three militants were killed in the gunfight, also two army soldiers were injured. However the identity of militants is yet to be ascertained, the IGP added.

Pertinently, 133 militants have been killed so far in the valley this year equaling the number of militants killed last year before 04 August.

Earlier, according to the reports joint team of Police, Army’s 09 RR and of CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Nagnad Chimmer.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.(GNS)

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