Three militants killed in Tangdhar gunfight: Army

Srinagar: Three militants were killed on Sunday when they were engaged by the government forces in a gunfight in Tangdhar border town of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said.

The sources told IANS that a group of three to four militants were spotted by the army’s 4 Para commandos.

“The militants have been engaged in an encounter and escape routes for the terrorists have been sealed. The operation is going on in the area,” the defence source said.

Army commander of Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command, Lt. General D.S. Hooda, had told reporters here on Thursday that operations against militants have been continuing in north Kashmir areas.

He also said that operations against those suspected to create law and order problems in south Kashmir areas would be re-started soon. IANS

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