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3 militants killed in separate encounters, soldier martyred fighting the ultras in J&K

By Nimrat Kaur -- September 27, 2018 4:23 pm -- Updated:September 27, 2018 4:45 pm

3 militants killed in separate encounters, soldier martyred fighting the ultras in J&K

Three militants were killed Thursday in two gunfights in Anantnag and Budgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.

A soldier also laid down his life fighting the ultras, the official said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Qazigund of Anantnag district after receiving information about the presence of militants in the area, an army official said.

The search operation turned into an encounter when the militants opened fire at the security forces, he said.

One militant has been killed & a soldier laid down his life fighting the ultras, the official said.

In another operation in the Panzan area of Budgam district, security personnel killed two militants during an encounter, the official said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants were not immediately known. PTI

 

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